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Instant Rava / Suji Idli

Avni Arora
15 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Instant Rava / Suji Idli RECIPE

Very soft idlis that can be eaten with chutney or sambhar

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Tiffin Recipes
  • South Indian
  • Steaming
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Suji - 1 cup
  2. Curd - 1 cup
  3. Rice flour - 1/2 cup
  4. Water as needed to make batter
  5. Onion - 1 chopped
  6. Carrot - 1 grated
  7. Green chilli - 2 chopped or minced
  8. Ginger - 1 tbsp grated
  9. Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  10. Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  11. Chana dal - 1 tsp
  12. White urad dal - 1 tsp
  13. Salt to taste
  14. Red chilli powder to taste
  15. Turmeric powder to taste
  16. Baking soda - 2-1/2 tsp
  17. Oil for greasing idli stand
  18. coriander leaves a handful


  1. In a mixing bowl add suji, rice flour, salt, curd and mix well. Add in water as per need to make the batter of medium consistency. Batter should not be too thick nor too thin. Set aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in kadai. Add mustard and cumin seeds and let it sizzle for a minute.
  3. Add in ginger and both dals. Fry it for few seconds. Add in onion fry till golden. Add grated carrots and mix well. Let it cook for 3 minutes. Add in red chilli powder and turmeric powder. Mix well.
  4. Add this to the batter and mix well. Add in lots of coriander leaves and mix well.
  5. Add in baking soda and mix well.
  6. Heat water in idli cooker and grease idli stand with oil. Pour the batter with a spoon in the idli stand.
  7. Now when the water is boiled slow the flame and place idli stand inside the cooker and cover it. Steam it on high flame for 10 minutes.
  8. Switch off the gas and take out the idli stand.
  9. Now remove idlis with the help of a knife. Repeat the same process for rest of the batter.
  10. Serve hot.

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Shiva Pande
Shiva Pande   Nov-28-2016

Looks very good... must taste delicious.

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