Tuesday, August 23, 2011


Rawa Idli is one of the easy and tasty south Indian delicacy that can be prepared in jiffy. This can be easily prepared at any time of day.
semolina or rawa idli south indian steamed dumplings serve with sambhar and chutney
Ingredients required for this recipe are:
Semolina(sooji) : 2 cups
Curd : 1 and ½ cups
Eno fruit salt: 1 sachet
Water : as required
Salt : to taste.
For tempering:
Curry leaves: 8-10
Black mustard seeds: ½ teaspoon
Green chillies: 4 slit lengthwise
Oil: 1 tablespoon
Method: Place dry sooji in a micro safe bowl and Micro high for 1 minute, stir in between after 30 seconds, let it cool.
Grease microsafe idli stand with oil.
Add salt and curd to sooji, mix well and 1 table spoon of water if required check the consistency of batter. Heat oil in a pan add ingredients of tempering cook for 1 minute, pour this tempering to sooji and curd mixture, add eno fruit salt to batter mix gently. With the help of spoon pour mixture to greased idli moulds. Take ½ cup of water in microsafe idli steamer, MW high for 1& ½ minutes with lid, water will start boiling, remove steamer from MW place idli stand on steamer MW high for 1 and 1/2 minutes, reduce the power level to 60% MW for another 1 and 1/2minutes, remove at once from oven. Serve hot idlis with sambhar or chutney of your choice.
Points to remember:
If you are baking 4 idlis at a time then above given power levels are sufficient, but if you are steaming 8 idlis at a time, first MW high for 2 minutes and then 3 minutes on 60% power levels. Timing may be vary for 30 seconds depending the power level of your microwave.


  1. They looks soo prefect and spongy..

  2. Rava idlis made in microwave... looks awesome dear:)


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