Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Ragi Ravva IDli

A healthy and yummy breakfast is what you deserve to fill your stomach and that you get in Ragi Rava Idli. Ragi Rava Idli is a delightfully healthy way to start your day.Ragi is the richest source of Calcium among cereals and Calcium is vital for bone health.

The Ragi Rava Idli recipe is a healthy preparation of the traditonal Rava Idli that is made with just Semolina. In this Ragi Rava Idli recipe I have combined the ragi flour, also known as the finger millet flour along with semolina (rava) and spiced it up with green chillies, mustard and curry leaves.

Ingredients:

Ragi flour ( finger millet flour) - 1cup
Fine Semolina ( Bombay Ravva )-1cup
Yougurt - 1cup
Green chillies -2 finely chopped
Ginger-1 inch piece finely chopped
Eno Salt or Baking powder - 1/2tsp
Water - 1cup
Oil - 2tbsp
Curry Leaves -Few finely chopped
Mustard Seeds- 1tsp
Salt to taste
Ragi Ravva Idli
Ragi Ravva Idli
Method:

1.Combine the ragi flour, rava, yogurt and a little salt in a large mixing bowl.  Add a little water at a time to make a thick batter (like idli batter)

2. Allow the mixture to rest for 10 to 15 minutes.

3.Heat  1tbsp oil in a pan,add  mustard seeds and curry leaves and allow it to crackle. Turn off heat and keep aside.

4.Stir in any additonal water if the batter is become too thick.

5.Add the seasoning, green chillies, ginger, enos fruit salt or baking powder and the tablespoon of oi to the prepared idli batter.Mixwell.

6.Pour the Ragi Rava Idli batter into the idli plates. Place the idli plates into the Idli steamer er and steam the rava idli's for 10 -15 minutes.

7.Insert a tooth pick in the center of the idli and it should come out clean.. then your ragi ravva idlis are ready.(if not steam the idlis for another 5 minutes)

8.Once steamed, remove the Ragi Rava Idli from the steamer and keep aside for 5 minutes.

9. Use a spoon to run through the sides of the idli plates to remove idli's.

10.Serve the Ragi Rava Idli's with Spicy Red Coconut Chutney for breakfast .

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