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Bansi Rava Idly

Bansi Rava Idly
Bansi Rava Idly
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves2 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeBreakfast
  • Good for breakfast , Dinner
About this Recipe

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.

Ingredients & Quantity
  • 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
How to cook?
  1. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. Once it starts spluttering, add jeera / cumin seeds followed by green chillies and curry leaves.
  2. Add the chopped coriander leaves and bansi rava. Simmer the flame and roast it for couple of minutes.
  3. Remove from the flame and cool it completely. Transfer the rava to a bowl and add curd.
  4. 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 ).
  5. Meanwhile, heat the idly cooker with water. Grease the idly plate, place one curry leaf on each mould and pour the batter.
  6. Steam it for 10 - 15 minutes and switch off the flame. Remove from the mould and serve hot with chutney and sambhar.
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