Wednesday 2 July 2014

Rawa idli with peanut chutney

Ingrediants for idli

rawa (semolina) 1 cup
curd 1 cup
chat masala 1tlspn
eno salt 1 sachet
salt to tast

Ingrediants for chutney

Peanuts 2-3 tblspn
garlic 5-6 pod
green chilli 2-3
salt to taste
For Tempering:
1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds
Cumin seed
1/2 tspn
green chilli

Method for idli

  1. Heat 2 to 3 tsp oil or ghee in a pan. add the rava(semolina)and roast till they become aromatic and change color . remove the roasted rava in a mixing bowl and keep aside
  2. Add curd,chat masala ,salt and water as required,make a batter which is neither thick nor thin in consistency . keep aside covered for 20-30 mins.
  3. Heat the idly cooker with water and let it be just ready for steaming ,grease the idly plates with oil.
  4. At this time add the ENO salt to the batter and mix well.
  5. Immediately,pour batter into the idly moulds and steam for 5-7 minutes.insert a knife or spoon back and it should come clean.
  6. Your spongy,moist,soft rava idliesare ready now! Serve hot with peanuts chutney.

Method for chutney

  1. Dry roast peanuts in low flame to ensure even roasting Once its is crisp, transfer to a plate for cooling .Remove the skin of the peanuts completely.
  2. Place in the mixer and grind with green chilli,garlic, salt and water. Grind smoothly.
  3. Heat some oil in a small pan.Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds. When the seeds begin to crackle,add green chilli saut for a min. remove and pour over the chatni.


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