Semiya Idlis

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 2 cups - semiya
  • 3/4 cup - rava
  • 2 tbsps - ghee
  • Curd (enough for batter)
  • 2 - 3 - green chillies
  • Oil for seasoning and to grease idli mould
  • salt to taste
  • Asafoetida - a pinch
  • Seasoning:
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 - red chilli
  • 1tsp - urad dal
  • 1 tsp - channa dal
  • Curry leaves
  • 5-6 - cashewnuts

How to Make Semiya Idlis

  • Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a pan and roast the rava till it is pink and gives out a good aroma. Take off the heat and keep aside.
  • Heat another tbsp ghee and fry the semiya till it turns pinkish-red. Take off the heat.
  • Mix the roasted rava and semiya in the curd. Add cut green chillies, asafoetida and salt. Add the seasoning, stir well and keep aside for 10-15 mins.
  • If the batter is too thick, you can add some water or the whey from the curd.
  • Grease an idli mould and pour in the batter. Steam for 15 mins.
  • Serve hot with coconut chutney.