Rawa Idli


by: Aarthi

Todays recipe is gonna be the southindian famous Rawa idlis..Idli is a a staple breakfast dish in south India..It is a steamed rice dumbling that is usually served with chutneys or sambar..You could defintely see this dish in any wedding over here...Making of idli need several procedure like soaking of rice and dals for hours and then grinding it up and letting it to ferment over night...But there is a easy idli dish that can be made with semolina.It hardly takes 15-20 min to make.Hope you all give this a try and let me know what you think...


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serves: 4

cup Rawa /Sooji/Semolina-1

cup Curd-1

cup Rice Flour-1/2

Water as required

Onion-1 chopped

Carrot-1 grated

Beans-3 chopped finely

Green chilli-2 chopped

Ginger-1 tblspn minced

Curry leaves-1 spring

tsp Mustard seeds / Kaduku-1

tsp Cumin seeds / Jeera-1

Salt to taste

tsp Baking Soda-2

Oil-1 tblspn

Coriander leaves-3 tblspn

Nutrition Facts
Rawa Idli

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories: 362

  • Total Fat: 7.2 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 1.2 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 679.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 58.9 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 3.8 g
  •     Sugars: 4.5 g
  • Protein: 15.2 g

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1.  In a mixing bowl add rawa,rice flour,salt,curd and mix well.Add in water as per needed and mix well.This should be a medium consistency batter(Not so thick,Not so thin).Set this aside for 15 min.

2.  Heat oil in a kadai and add in mustard and cumin seeds and let it crackle.Add in ginger and curry leaves.

3.  Add in onion,carrots,beans and mix well.Let it cook for 3 min.

4.  Add this to the batter and mix well.Add in lots of coriander leaves and mix well.

5.  Add in baking soda and beat well till it gets foamy and mixed in.

6.  Add a tblspn of the batter into well oiled idli stand or any small bowls and steam it for 10 mins…

7.  When it is cooked,remove it with a spoon and place it in a insulated box.

8.  Serve hot with any chutney or sambar...

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