Rawa Idli

Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 2 cups - fine rawa
  • 1 tbsp - oil/ghee
  • 1 - onion, finely chopped (optional)
  • 4 - green chillies (finely chopped)
  • 2 cups - sour thick yogurt
  • curry leaves
  • cilantro
  • 1 - carrot (finely grated) (optional)
  • salt
  • 1/2 tsp - baking soda
  • For seasoning:
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - urad dal
  • 2 tsp - Bengal gram dal
  • 10- cashew nuts (broken)
  • 1/2 tsp - asafoetida

How to Make Rawa Idli

  • Roast the rawa just until it starts to turn brown and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil, add all the seasonings and once they are browned add the chopped onion, curry leaves and green chillies. Fry it until the onion turns translucent.
  • Let it cool down to room temperature and then mix it with the roasted rawa.
  • Add half of the grated carrot to the mixture.
  • Add the baking soda and salt to the rawa mixture.
  • Now add the curd and mix it well.
  • To bring it to the idli batter consistency add water (if needed).
  • Grease the idli plates and add grated carrot and cilantro to the bottom of the plate.
  • Then pour the batter and steam it for 10 to 12 mins.
  • Serve hot with chutney.
  • Recipe and image courtesy: My Cooking Journey
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