Rawa Idli

40 minutes
Prep: 30 minutes | Cook: 10 minutes | Servings: 2


2 tbsp Oil

1 tbsp Mustard seeds

1 tbsp Gota urad

¼ tsp Asafoetida / Hing

1 tbsp  Red & Green chilli, chopped

7-8 cashew, broken

Salt to taste

1 inch Ginger, chopped

1 cup Semolina/ Rava

Oil, for greasing

½ cup yoghurt/ fresh or sour

Coriander leaves, chopped

A pinch of Asafoetida/ hing

1 tbsp fruit salt

For garnish 

Roasted cashew


  • In a pan heat oil, add mustard seeds, gota urad, Asafoetida, red chill, green chilli and broken cashew saute well.
  • Add salt to taste, add ginger and semolina and roast well on medium flame.
  • Transfer it to a bowl, add curd and water mix it properly and keep aside for 20 minutes.
  • Now add fruit salt and mix well.
  • Grease the idli mould, pour the batter and keep half cashew on each.
  • Steam at higher temperature for  3-4 minutes.
  • Serve with coconut chutney.