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Rava (Semolina) Idli

A breakfast that keeps you tummy light and healthy.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian


  • 2 Cups Sooji Or Semolina
  • 3 Cups Sour Curd
  • 15 Cashew Nuts Slit in to halves
  • 1/2 Cup Peanuts
  • 2 tbsp Mustard Seeds
  • 2 tbsp Split Urad Daal / Split Skinned black gram
  • 2 tbsp Chana Daal / Split chickpea lentils¬†
  • 1.5 inch Ginger Chopped
  • 2 Green Chilies Chopped


  • Heat 3 tbsp oil in a pan on a medium flame add Split Urad Daal / Split Skinned black gram, Chana Daal / Split chickpea lentils¬†Mustard Seeds and fry for 2 min
  • Add chopped ginger and green chilies, fry for 1 min.
  • Add Peanuts, Cashew nuts to the pan and fry for 2 to 3 min or till the peanuts and cashew nuts becomes slightly brown.
  • Add semolina or sooji to the pan.
  • Mix well and fry for another 2 to 3 mins.
  • Turn off the flame and allow the mixture to cool to room temperature, now add curd to the mixture mix well and allow it to rest for 5 to 10 mins.
  • Now take small amount of batter and put it on the idli trays. Steam the idlis for 10 to 15 min.
  • Your delicious Rava Idlis are ready. Server it with tangy coconut chutney and sambar.


You can add curry leaves, grated carrot or beans to the batter that enhances the taste of the idlis.
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