Rava Idli Recipes

Tasty Rava Idli

Rava Idli Recipes: South Indian Recipes


  • 1 cup rava (sooji)
  • 1/2 cup sour curd
  • 3 to 4 chopped green chillies
  • Few chopped coriander leaves
  • Few chopped curry leaves
  • Few chopped cashew nuts
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp chana dal
  • 3 to 4 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1 packet of Eno
  • Salt as required
  • Oil


For tempering

  • Heat a pan with a teaspoon of oil and mustard seeds. Let the seeds pop.
  • Add chana dal and fry until it turns golden in colour.
  • Add chillies and cashew nuts. Fry further.
  • Add curry leaves and switch off the gas. Keep the mixture aside.

For rava idlis

  • Heat a pan and add ghee.
  • When the ghee is hot, add rava.
  • Fry until the rava emits a nice aroma.
  • Mix the tempering to the rava.
  • Add curd. Mix well and ensure no lumps are formed.
  • Add water and coriander and make a batter. The batter shouldn’t be too thick or thin.
  • Add salt and keep it aside for 30 minutes.
  • Grease the idli moulds with oil.
  • Fill the idli cooker with hot water.
  • Add the Eno packet to the rava batter while stirring fast.
  • Pour a ladleful of batter in each of the moulds.
  • Place the moulds in the idli cooker. Steam for 15 minutes.
  • Once done, switch off the gas and open the cooker.
  • Check the idlis by piercing a toothpick in it. If the tooth pick comes out clean, the idlis are done.
  • Remove them from the moulds. Serve hot, with coconut chutney.

Serve Hot!


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