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Rawa Idli

Rawa Idli

Idli is the most loved south Indian breakfast which can be cooked in a blink miss. Rawa idli is another form of idli which is appetising and healthy. available in most south Indian resaturants of Melbourne, the rawa idli calls for a delicious tea or coffee time breakfast.


  • Preparation time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes
  • Servings: 3



  • Rawa or Suji - 1 cup
  • Green chillies (chopped into fine pieces) - 3
  • Chana dal - 1 tsp
  • Carrot (grated) - 3/4 cup
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Cashews - 1 tbsp
  • Ginger paste - 1 tbsp
  • Grated coconut - 2 tbsp
  • Curd - 1 cup
  • Chopped coriander leaves - 1/2 cup
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Salt - to taste



  • In a pan heat oil, add muster seeds and let it splutter.
  • Add ginger paste, chana dal, green chillies, and saute for a minute.
  • Reduce the flame and add rawa and mix properly.
  • Now, add carrot, coconut, curd, soda, salt coriander leaves.
  • Mix it well and heat for around half an hour for a little fermenting effect.
  • Grease the idli cups with oil to prevent sticking.
  • Put one cashew in the middle of each idli cup and pour the mix on top of it.
  • Steam cook for around 15 minutes in an idli cooker.
  • Serve hot with coriander and mint chutney.


You will find this dish in major South Indian restaurants of Melbourne and our chefs specialise in creating these delicious dish. So, enjoy cooking and easting!

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