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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Microwave Rava Idli

Yeyyyy.... Finally!!! I'm posting my 1st South-Indian dish :) A healthy option of 'Rava Idli' for South-Indian Food lovers!!! Given here is a recipe of Microwave version, which is quite quick and almost effortless... You can make it using a normal Idli Steamer too.

Try out these colorful looking breakfast dish... :) 

Makes: 12-15


For Batter--

1 cup Semolina
1/4 cup Yogurt
1 tsp Chopped Coriander
1 tsp Chopped Onion
1 tsp Chopped Carrots
1 tsp Chopped Capsicum
1/2 tsp Fruit Salt (Eno)
Salt, to taste
3/4 cup Water

For Tempering--

1 tsp Cooking oil
1/4 tsp Mustard Seeds
1/4 tsp Cumin Seeds
A pinch of Hing
1/2 tsp Urad Dal
1/2 tsp Chana Dal


- Take all the ingredients of batter in a big bowl and mix them well.
- Add a tbsp of water at time if it needs more to make a batter with pouring consistency.
- Heat oil in a small pan (tadka-pan) and add urad dal, chana dal and mustard seeds into it.
- Once dal are golden-brown in color and mustard seeds splutter, add cumin seeds and hing.
- When it stops crackling, pour this to batter. Mix lightly.
- Grease microwave-proof idli plates. Microwave 1/4 cup of water on base plate of idli maker.
- Pour a tablespoon full of batter into each idli mould and arrange on base plate.
- Cover it with a lid and microwave it for 4 mins.
- Take them out and serve hot!!! 


- If not using microwave idli maker, it can be steamed using regular stand too. You need to steam it for approx 10 mins.
- Add your favorite veggies while making batter...

Linking this dish to Priya's Easy n Tasty Recipes - Diabetic friendly event!!!


  1. Mindblowing idli's.. Loved the microwave version.. Will definitely try it dear :-)

  2. Looks Delicious... Happy following you :)...

    1. Hey thanks... Hope you enjoy the dishes here! :)


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