Rava idli/How to make rava idli

When you have teenage kids it really gets tough to decide what to give in their tiffin,that too twins in the house both have different choice and non of them will comprise with their choice..

Daughter- Mom give me sandwich for the tiffin

Son-Mom give me pasta

Me- I have decided something less for the tiffin,How do I convince them?

Me- Ok, beta I have planned a lovely menu for you that’s Rava idli,it will be quick and tasty

Twins-Looking at each other Ok

I am like God saved me😃

Quick and easy recipe for breakfast, do give it a try



  • 1 cup rava (semolina)
  • 1/2 cup curd
  • 1 tablespoon green chillies finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrot grated
  • 1 tablespoon chana dal
  • 1 tablespoon urad dal
  • 5 to 6 curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds
  • 1 tablespoon oil or ghee
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 1 sachet fruit salt/eno/ baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda (If using baking soda )
  • I have used eno here
  • Salt as per taste
  • Water for batter consistency


  • First dry roast rava in a kadai set aside
  • Now in the same kadai,heat oil or ghee which ever you are using here once oil is hot add mustard seeds let them crackle add green chillies, curry leaves, ginger, chana dal and urad dal saute it
  • Add this tempering in the roasted rava
  • Now add in grated carrots
  • Mix it and add curd into it
  • If you see the mixture too dry add water
  • Now add salt (not fruit salt)close the lid and keep it for 30 minutes
  • After 30 minutes open and give the batter a nice mix
  • If still the batter is thick add water .Be careful while adding water
  • Batter has to be neither too thick or dilute
  • Keep the steamer on medium flame
  • When you are ready to pour the batter in the plates add fruit salt in the batter and mix it
  • You can see the batter to be frothy
  • After adding the fruit salt quickly place the plates in steamer and cook for 20 minutes
  • Spongy and fluffy rava idli is ready to be served with coconut chutney

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