Saturday, September 10, 2011

Rawa Idli - Home made


After a long tour during Ramadan. We were craving for Indian food and after coming home I don’t know I wanted idli for sure. But I have to soak dhal and rice and it will take time till tomorrow . I immediately taught of rawa idli which my mom used to prepare, I immediately checked for ingredients and I had everything at home. So why make it late… I said come on I can do it. did rawa idli and enjoyed my dinner with Tomato chutney.. Oh my god… Indian food is always our choice…I tried taking pics of this dish but I got only few. will update the photos soon... Have a look..

Ingredients
Rava  1 cup
Sour Curd  1 cup
Mustard seeds  ½  tsp
Jeera seeds ½  tsp
Chana dhal  1 tsp
Chopped green chilies  1 tsp (optional)
Grated ginger  ½  tsp
Chopped coriander  1 tsp
Curry leaves  3-4 (finely chopped)
Grated carrot  3tbsp (optional)
1-2 tbsp of oil  (preferably gingerly oil)
Salt to taste
Method
Heat the oil in a pan, and splutter in the mustard, jeera and chana dal. Add the chopped coriander chilies, ginger and curry leaves.  Add the rava and salt and coat in the oil until lightly brown. Remove everything from stove and  transfer it in a container, now add the beaten curd, add water if necessary to make thick batter.leave it for 15min.
Now fill in the idli maker and steam for 8 minutes.

Serve hot with coriander chutney /idli podi/coconut chutney/ tomato chutney……it goes on. Enjoy ….
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