Plain and Soft Rava Idli Recipe

Rava idli is a variation of the popular south Indian breakfast item, idli, made with rava (semolina). Rava idli is served hot and is to be eaten along with coconut chutney. A dash of oil or ghee poured on the top of rava idli adds to the overall taste.

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How to make Rava Idli Recipe

Rava Idli Recipe - Learn how to make plain and Soft Rava idli at home in a healthier Way.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: South Indian
Servings: 2 people
Author: Papitha Ranganathan


Ingredients for Rava idli Recipe

  • 1 cup Rava
  • 1 cup Curds
  • 5 Green Chilli
  • 1 Finely Cut Onions
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp chana Dhal
  • Oil
  • 1 tsp urda Dhal


How to cook the recipe

  • Mix rava in sour curds without lumps.
  • Heat oil. Add mustard seeds ,curry leaves ,urad dal ,and chana dal ,once they splutter and add onion add green chilli saute for few minutes and add with rava batter ,add salt and mix well.
  • Heat a idli vessel.
  • Add oil in the idli plates.
  • Pour the batter in all the plates. Steam cook for 7-10 mins.
  • Rava idli ready to serve.

Papitha Ranganathan

I'm Papitha Ranganathan house wife and food blogger. I love to cook various cuisines in my kitchen which comes out so delicious. I would like to share my recipes here.

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