Instant rava Idli

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1.5 cup - rava/Sooji (White)
  • 1 tsp - Mustard
  • 1 tbsp - green coriander, chopped
  • 4 - green chillies, chopped
  • 1/2 inch - ginger, grated
  • 10 to 12 leaves - curry leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - Baking soda
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp - Oil
  • 2 cups - Curds
  • A few cashew pieces (optional)

How to Make Instant rava Idli

  • Take oil in a pan and heat it.
  • Add mustard seeds and cashew pieces.
  • Fry for a minute.
  • Add rava and fry on medium flame for 3 minutes and cool it on a plate.
  • Mix rava, chillies, coriander, curry leaves and ginger, salt in a mixing bowl.
  • Heat water in a pressure cooker.
  • Mix curds just before preparing idlis.
  • Check for salt.
  • Add baking soda and mix the dough lightly.
  • You can see the bubbles coming from the dough.
  • Immediately pour 1 tbsp of dough on idli.
  • Stand and transfer it into the steaming pressure cooker.
  • Close the cooker and cook on high flame for 2 minutes and on medium flame for 8 minutes.
  • Let the idli stay in the cooker for a minute and then remove it.
  • Serve hot with ghee and coconut chutney.