Sweet Rava Idly with Jaggery

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Total Time:
9 hours
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1/2 cup - semolina (rava)
  • 1/2 cup - urad dal
  • 1/2 cup - finely grated coconut
  • 4 tbsp - finely grated jaggery
  • big pinch of cooking soda
  • big pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp - cardamom powder
  • few cashewnuts and raisins, sliced finely.
  • 1 cup - milk
  • 1 tsp - ghee

How to Make Sweet Rava Idly with Jaggery

  • Soak dal in water for about 4 hours.
  • Drain out the water and grind to a fine paste. Set aside for 4 hours.
  • Roast semolina on a dry pan till it starts changing colour.
  • Mix with dal along with salt and soda.
  • Add enough milk to form a thick and smooth batter.
  • Mix in 1 tsp of ghee.
  • To make the filling, mix together cardamoms, coconut, jaggery, cashewnuts and raisins.
  • Pour a little batter into greased idle moulds. Put 1 tsp of the filling on the batter and cover it up with some more batter.
  • Steam for 15 mins.
  • Serve hot with ghee.