Miniature Idlis

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 2.5 cups - upma rava
  • 2 to 3 stalks - curry leaves finely chopped
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - urad dal
  • 1/2 tsp - channa dal
  • 8 to 10 cashews broken into pieces
  • 4 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - soda bicarb
  • 2 tsp - salt
  • 2 to 3 tbsp - coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp - finely grated fresh coconut
  • 2 cups - fresh curds

How to Make Miniature Idlis

  • Heat 2 tsps oil in a small pan, add mustard seeds, cashews and fry till light brown. Remove from fire, keep aside.
  • Take rava in a large plate or pan. Make a well in the centre. Pour remaining oil here, add all other ingredients, except coconut, curd and coriander.
  • Pour also seasoning of seeds and cashews.
  • Mix gently with hands till mixture is well blended.
  • The mixture should have enough oil to show on your fingers after mixing.
  • If too dry add some more. Keep aside till required. To Proceed:
  • Beat curd lightly, add rava mixture, coriander and coconut and mix gently.
  • Keep aside for 5-7 minutes. If too dry add some more curd.
  • Spoon into the moulds of small idlis.
  • Steam in an idli cooker for 5-7 minutes.
  • Check by inserting a skewer or matchstick.
  • It should come out clean.