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Friday, May 25, 2012

Rava Idli with Coriander chutney

Rava Idli is a quick simple idli. It makes life so easy. I love this because you get a flavourful idli in a jiffy. This doesn't require any fermentation. You can make the batter and use it then itself. Enjoy the weekends with this super fast idlis


Rava Idli
You need
  • Rava/Semolina - 1 cup
  • Curd - 1 cup
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Baking soda - 1 tsp
  • Urid dal - 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida - 1 pinch
  • Oil for sauteeing
  • Salt to taste


 Method
  • Heat oil in a thick bottomed vessel
  • Add mustard seeds. When it starts spluttering add cumin seeds. Saute for a few seconds
  • Add urid dal and saute until light brown. 
  • Add rava into the above mix. Saute for 2 minutes and switch off the flame. Allow it to cool 
  • Mix together curd and baking soda.
  • When the rava is cool, add the curd mix, asafoetida & salt. Blend well.
  • If required add little water to get a pourable consistency. It shouldn't be too loose. 
  • Pour the batter into idli pathram and steam for 10-15 minutes

Coriander chutney
You need
  • Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Shallots - 2
  • Ginger - a small piece
  • Green chilli - 2
  • Coriander leaves - 1 bunch
  • Salt to taste
Method
Grind together all ingredients in a mixie and temper with the below ingredients (I usually don't like tempering this chutney and have skipped it here)

Tempering
  1. Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  2. Shallots - 2 sliced
  3. Oil - 2 tsp
Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds. When it starts bursting add shallots and saute until golden brown.
Add to the chutney


13 comments:

  1. your rava idli looks so soft. green chutney is also great accompaniment for this idlis.

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  2. quick and delicious breakfast of soft idli and spicy chutney ..lovely and so tempting.

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  3. instant idli version. love it and i m hungry again hehe

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  4. Lovely fluffy idlis..
    Even I end up making these because we don't get dals here and whatever I bring from India is used sparingly.

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  5. super... So inviting....

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  6. love this..........this is going to be breakfast tomorrow morning!thanks

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  7. Perfect looking raves idilis Reshmi.... Wud love 2try these

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  8. recently i too made this rava idly for my breakfast n loved it a lot but i added Eno fruit salt to the batter...yours still looks soft n yummy with cilantro chutney!lovely recipes dear!
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  11. Nice and quick recipe...Love it...

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  12. Soft idly
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  13. I would have never thought that making this would be so quick. This looks great!

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