Monday, 5 March 2012

Rava idli

  • Rava(semolina) 1 cup
  • Yogurt(a little sour is good)  1 cup
  • Water 1/2 cup
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander leaves 2 tbsp chopped
  • Soda 1/2 tsp
  • Oil 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds  1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves 5-6 chopped
  • Bengal gram (chana dal) 1 tsp
  • Black gram (urad dal) 1 tsp
  • Cashew nuts 4-5 chopped
  • Green chili 1 fine chopped 
Preparation :

  • Heat oil. Add mustard and cumin seeds. When they stop crackling, add chana dal,urad dal, green chilli, curry leaves, fry a little, do not let it brown.
  • Add chopped cashew nuts and semolina, roast them a bit. Let it cool down
  • In a bowl add roasted rava, yogurt, salt, chopped coriander  and mix well to form a thick batter without lumps.
  • Check consistency. Add a little water if needed. The batter should be of pouring consistency. Keep aside for 15 minutes.
  • Just before making idli, add the soda and mix well.
  • Add a ladleful of batter into a idli plates. Steam in a steamer for 15 minutes

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