Enjoyed the vacation and am back with an easy breakfast recipe, Rava Idli.Rava Idli is healthy as it doesn’t need a lot of oil. We can make it still healthier by adding vegetables such as grated or finely chopped carrots, french beans and green peas. It looks colourful too when we add vegetables.
1 cup Rava(semolina)
2 tbspYogurt(a little sour is good)
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 Carrot grated
1/4 cup Green peas cooked (optional)
1 tbsp Coriander leaves finely chopped
1 Green chili chopped fine
1/2 tsp Soda bi carb
For Seasoning :
1/2 tbsp Oil
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
3-4 Curry leaves chopped
1 tsp Bengal gram dal(chana dal)
4-5 Cashew nuts (optional)
Am Preparing the idli in microwave,you can prepare it on stove top also.Heat oil for 1 min in microwave high. Add mustard seeds,chana dal,curry leaves in the hot oil and again keep them in microwave for 1 min.
Once it done,add rava into the seasoning and lightly roast rava for about 1 minute in microwave. Let it cool for sometime.
In the same bowl add yogurt, salt, chopped coriander, carrots ,soda,green chili,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
Grace the idli plates with ghee or oil.Add a ladle full of batter into a idli plates.
Steam in a steamer for 4-5 minutes in microwave high.
Serve the idli hot with sambar/chutney/simply with idli podi.
Hot,Soft and colourful Rava idli is ready to serve…