Thursday, May 16, 2013

Rava Idli

Ingredients:
Sooji Rava: 2 cup
Grated Carrot: 1/2cup
Chopped Coriander: 1/4 cup
Yogurt / curds: 1 cup
Salt
Baking Soda: 1/8 tsp
Cashew nut: 20
oil: 5tbs

Seasoning:
Mustard seeds: 1/4 tsp
Jeera / cumin seeds: 1/4tsp
Channa dal: 3/4 tsp
Urad dal: 3/4 tsp
Curry leaves: 1 stem
Oil: 2tsp

Method:
Mix Sooji Rava(Bombay rava), oil and let it soak for overnight or 5 to 6 hours
Prepare seasoning in a pan adding 2 tbs oil and all seasoning ingredients, when Channa dal and urad dal gets slight brown add to  rava.
Add carrot, coriander, salt, baking soda, 1/2 cup water and yogurt(beat yogurt before adding) to rava, mix and let the Rava idli batter settle for 5 to 10 min. If needed add some water until the batter gets regular idly batter consistency.

Grease idly plate with oil and put one split cashew nut in each idli bowl then add batter and steam it for 10 - 12 min. after switching off the gas let it cool for 5 min, then idlies are ready to serve.
Rava Idli can be served with coconut chutney / potato saagu.