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Basic recipe for rawa idli Recipe

Basic recipe for rawa idli is a popular Indian Breakfast
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On :
Monday, 23 May, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Breakfast Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
One Dish Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
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  • 500gms - fine semolina
  • 6-8 Green chillies (chopped very fine)
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 3 tsp - split Urad Dal without husk
  • 1inch - Ginger piece, chopped very fine
  • 8 curry patta leaves, chopped fine
  • 2 tsp - finely chopped Coriander leaves
  • 2 tbsp - cashew pieces
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin
  • How to Make Basic recipe for rawa idli:

    1. Dry fry rawa till it turns light brown and remove
    2. In the same pan, heat 1 tsp oil add mustard seeds, cumin and dal.
    3. Fry till dal becomes light golden in color and remove.
    4. Heat remaining oil and add the remaining ingredients one by one.
    5. Fry under simmer till they almost become dry without any moisture (Add the cashew last)
    6. Now add rawa and fried dal to the mix, stir once and remove.
    7. Cool and store in an airtight container
    8. Use as and when required.
    9. Method for preparing rawa idli: Add salt, a pinch of soda bicarb, curd and a little water; keep for 15 min and prepare idli as usual.
    10. Serve with groundnut chutney.


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