February 24, 2016

Bansi Rava Idly / Diet Friendly Recipe - 86 / #100dietrecipes

Bansi Rava Idly is a quick and healthy breakfast option to serve with chutney or sambhar. When idly batter is not available in handy, this recipe is an excellent option to prepare in a jiffy. Veggies like grated carrot, peas, corn etc can also be included in this recipe to make it more nutritious. The seasoned rava is mixed with a low fat curd to get a batter consistency is further steamed for 10 - 15 minutes to get a delicious and tasty idlis.

Ingredients :

1 Cup Bansi Rava 
1 Cup Low fat Curd 
1/4 Cup Water
1 1/2 Tsp Olive oil 
1/2 Tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 Tsp Jeera / Cumin seeds
1 1/2 Tbsp Green chillies, finely chopped 
1 Tbsp Ginger, finely chopped 
Salt to taste 
3 Tbsp Coriander leaves, finely chopped 
2 Springs of Curry leaves 

Method :

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.

Once it starts spluttering, add jeera / cumin seeds followed by green chillies and curry leaves.

Add the chopped coriander leaves and bansi rava.

Simmer the flame and roast it for couple of  minutes.

Remove from the flame and cool it completely.

Transfer the rava to a bowl and add curd.

Mix well and add the remaining water to get a idly batter consistency. ( Add some more water if necessary but batter should not be too thin or too thick ).

Meanwhile, heat the idly cooker with water.  

Grease the idly plate, place one curry leaf on each mould and pour the batter.

Steam it for 10 - 15 minutes and switch off the flame.

Remove from the mould and serve hot.

Serving Options :

Serve hot with chutney and sambhar.

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