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Rava Idli Recipe By Cooking Teach

Rava Idli Recipe | Instant Suji Idli Recipe

Rupinder Kaur
Rupinder Kaur Appetizer

Rava Idli is a famous south Indian dish. It is one of the simple recipe which we can use for a quick meal, dinner, lunch, etc. Rava Idli is a simple, healthy recipe and completes your appetizer. It is very soft and very easy to make. You can enjoy this by making it at home. The ready-made MTR is also available in the market by using which you can also make idli. You can also eat it as a snack and serve it with peanut sauce or coconut chutney.


  • 1 cup rava suji (semolina)
  • 1 cup curd
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tbsp soda-bi-carb (mitha soda)
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp chopped curry leaves
  • 3/4 tbsp salt
  • 1/4 tbsp grated coconut(optional)

Method to prepare rava idli it in microwave

  • In a flat dish, microwave 1 tbsp oil for 1 minutes.
  • Add suji, mix well.
  • Microwave it for 1 minutes and add curry leaves & salt.
  • Mix these mixture properly.
  • Allow to cool.
  • Add coconutcurdwatermitha soda.Keep aside for 10 minutes.
  • Grease small glass bowl or micro proof idli maker.
  • Pour 3-4 tbsp mixture in each bowl.
  • Arrange in a ring in microwave .
  • Microwave it for 4 minutes.
  • If the idlies appear wet, wait for 5 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes usually they get done.
  • Idli is ready.

Method to prepare it by using cooker

  • Method is almost same, take a pan add some oil and also add rava suji in it.
  • Cook it for 2 minutes.
  • Put it into a bowl and add salt and curry leaves in it.
  • Allow to cool it.
  • Now add watercurd and mitha soda in it, mix it properly.
  • Take a cooker and add a water in it and place it on flame to boil.
  • Take a idli stand and get smoother it with oil.
  • Fill idli stand with this mixture.
  • Place a stand in cooker and close it with lid but without whistle.
  • Cook it for 6-8 minutes.
  • Keep a flame to the point so that constant boiling of water.
  • After 7 minutes open the cooker and refer to put the knife in idli.
  • If the mixture not stickes with knife, means idli ready.
  • Take out idli stand from cooker.
  • Keep it cool.
  • And then serve it.

Method to serve

  • Garnish idli with curry leaves and serve it with coconut chutney or peanut sauce.


  • You can also add a finely chopped mixed vegetables likes beans,carrot,cabbage and peas in idli batter.
  • You can also make idli by using ready made rava idli MTR.
  • If you do not have soda-bi-carb (mitha soda), then you can also use ENO (Fruit salt).