Chef: Anubha Singh

Recipe Servings: 2

Prep Time: 45 mins

Cook Time: 35 mins

Total Cook Time: 1 hr 20 mins

Difficulty Level: Easy

Ingredients of Suji/Rava Idli

For Idli Batter:

  • 4 cups suji
  • 1 cup curd
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 pinch of baking soda
  • 7.5 g Eno
  • 250 ml water

For Frying Idlis :

  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 8-10 curry leaves
  • 3 onion, sliced
  • 5-6 green chillies , slit
  • 1 tsp salt
  • For garnishing coriander leaves

About Suji/Rava Idli Recipe: It is a very easy recipe and is a delight when taken as breakfast or evening snacks with tomato ketchup/coconut chutney/mint and coriander chutney. It is highly recommended to those who are on a diet as semolina/suji/Rava is very light when consumed in an appropriate quantity.

Do give it a try to this delicious recipe.

For Idli Batter:

  1. Take suji/rava in a container.
  2. Add curd.
  3. Add water now and stir it fast to avoid lumps in the mixture.
  4. Check for the consistency of the batter. It should neither be thick nor too thin.
  5. Add baking soda and salt. Mix well all the ingredients.
  6.  Keep it aside for 45 minutes.

For Idlis:

  1. Grease all the plates of idli stand with little oil.
  2. After 45 minutes, add Eno to the mixture and give it a quick stir.
  3. Immediately pour small ladles of the batter to the greased idli plates.
  4. Steam the idlis for around 15-20 minutes.
  5. Take a knife or toothpick and insert inside one of the idlis. If the knife comes out clean, it indicates the idlis are cooked properly.
  6. Take out the idlis after they are cooled down.
  7. Cut all the idlis into halves.

For Frying the Idlis:

  1. Heat a pan and add oil.
  2. Add mustard seeds and let it crackle.
  3. Add curry leaves to it.
  4. Add onion and green chilies. Fry them till golden brown.
  5. Add salt and ghee.
  6. Add the idlis and toss them so that the fried mixture coats the idlis well.
  7. Serve hot with chutney of your choice and garnish with coriander leaves on the top.