Broccoli carrots rava idli | How to make Broccoli carrots rava idli

By Radha Natarajan  |  24th May 2017  |  
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About Broccoli carrots rava idli Recipe

Many of us have already tasted lovely soft rava idlis in various South Indian restaurants and we try to replicate the dish at home. So why not add some healthy ingredients and vegetables to make it a good choice for kids lunch box too ?

Broccoli carrots rava idli is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Radha Natarajan teaches how to make Broccoli carrots rava idli step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Broccoli carrots rava idli in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 14 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Broccoli carrots rava idli at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Broccoli carrots rava idli takes few minutes for the preparation and 10 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Broccoli carrots rava idli is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Broccoli carrots rava idli is a good option for you. The flavour of Broccoli carrots rava idli is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Broccoli carrots rava idli and impress your family and friends.

Broccoli carrots rava idli

Ingredients to make Broccoli carrots rava idli

  • 1 & 1/2 cup roasted rava/ sooji/semolina
  • 1/4 cup chopped broccoli florets ( blanched in hot water and drained )
  • 1/4 cup grated carrots.
  • 1/4 th cup grated coconut
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp chana dal
  • 1 tsp chopped ginger
  • 1 tbsp chopped green chillies
  • 1 tbsp cashewnuts
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • some curry leaves
  • chopped coriander leaves
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp eno salt to be added just before making idlis
  • 1& 1/2 cup buttermilk or curd enough to make idli batter.
  • Pinch of turmeric powder
  • pinch of hing powder / asafoetida powder

How to make Broccoli carrots rava idli

  1. Chop the broccoli florets to smaller pieces and blanch in boiling salted water for few minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  2. In a kadai, add oil, splutter mustard seeds, add chana dal, cashewnuts, ginger, green chillies, curry leaves .
  3. Add asafoetida powder, turmeric powder and then add the blanched broccoli florets, grated carrots,sprinkle just drops of water to cook lightly , add coconut now .Add the roasted rava.
  4. Mix well and remove to cool . Add salt and mix well.
  5. Then add the curds or buttermilk to make a idli batter.
  6. Let it rest for 3 minutes. Do not add Eno salt now .
  7. Then add more buttermilk or curd to make the batter to a little loose consistency as the roasted rava would have absorbed the yogurt and mixture may appear thick
  8. At this stage add the eno powder and stir well to make batter more airy. Quickly steam the idlis and dont allow batter to rest after adding eno salt.
  9. Keep the idli plates greased with oil, let the steamer be heated with water boiling inside before placing idli plates
  10. Ladle some batter about 3/4 th in each idli mould and place in idli steamer to cook for about 5 minutes or till done ,remove and remove idlis with help of a spoon,
  11. Serve hot delicious soft vegetable idlis with coconut and potato sagoo as served in South Indian restaurants.

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