June 25, 2016

Wheat Rava Carrot Idli / Gothumai Ravai Idli

     Wheat rava upma is a easy to make, healthy recipe. Unfortunately many people do not like it. Wheat Rava Idli is a good mix of Rava Idli and Wheat Rava Upma recipes.

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Recipe Cuisine : South Indian | Recipe Category: Breakfast
Preparation Time: 15 mins  | Cooking Time: 15 mins | Yields: 8 Idlies

Wheat Rava / Gothumai Ravai
1 cup (1 cup = 250 ml)
Thick Curd
1 ½  cup
1 tsp
For grease the idly pate
Eno Fruit Salt
1 tsp
Grated Carrot
½ cup
To Temper:

1 tbsp
Mustard Seeds
¼ tsp
Channa Dal / Kadalai Paruppu
1 tsp
Curry Leaves
1 spring
Green Chilly
To Garnish:

Chopped Coriander Leaves
1 tbsp
1 tsp
Cashew Nuts

1. Dry roast the wheat rava till it becomes hot and allow it to cool down.
2. Mix curd and salt with whisk.
3. After the wheat rava cold, mix the wheat rava with curd mixture and keep it aside for 15-30 mins.
4. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and wait for popping. Then add the channa dal and curry leaves. Sauté for few seconds.
5. Then add the finely chopped green chillies and fry till they become crisp.
6. Pour this temper to the wheat rava-curd mixture, mix them well. Now mix the chopped coriander leaves and grated carrot with this batter.
7. Add the eno fruit salt 5 mins before you make idly. Mix them well and just keep it aside for 5 mins. Now the batter becomes frothy and ready to make idli.
8. Now heat the ghee in a pan and fry the cashews till they become golden in color. Keep it aside.
9. Grease the idli plate with oil, either place the cashews on the greased plate and pour ladle full of wheat rava idli batter, or pour the batter and place the cashews then steam cook for 13-15 mins.
10. After 15 mins remove from the flame and leave it for few mins or apply water to the rare side of the plate.
11. Using the spoon, scoop out the idlies from the plate.
      Serve it hot with coriander-coconut chutney and Hotel Idli Sambar.
1. The batter will be little bit thicker than the normal idli batter.
2. Add little water if the batter is too thick.
3. Cashews and carrots are optional.


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