Oats Semolina Idli \ Oats Rawa Idli \ Oats Rava Idli

Posted by sharada | Monday, October 04, 2010 | | 6 comments »


Oats (roasted and powdered) --> 1 cup
Rawa (roasted) -->  1 cup
Curds --> 1 cup
White sesame seeds (roasted) --> 3 tsp
Black gram (Urad dal ) -->1 tbsp
Bengal gram (Channa dal ) --> 1 tbsp
Curry leaves --> 3 sprigs
Green chillies (chopped) --> as required
Mustard seeds --> 1 tsp
Hing --> pinch
Oil --> 1/2 tsp
Water--> as needed
Salt --> as per taste
Cashew (broken) --> 5 nos.
Eno fruit salt --> 1 tsp

1) Heat oil and add mustard seeds,hing,bengal gram dal,black gram dal,cashew nut and allow it to splutter.

2) Now add the green chillies and curry leaves and saute for a minute.

3)Take a bowl add in the roasted and coarsely powdered oats and roasted rawa. Add the above seasoning and mix well.Add the roasted sesame seeds.Now add the curds and required amount of water.The consistency should be same as we prepare the batter for rava idli.Keep the mxture aside for 15 minutes.

4)In the meantime grease the idli moulds.

5)Just before pouring the batter into the idli moulds add the fruit salt into the batter and mix well and then pour into the moulds.

6)Steam the idlis for 10 - 15 minutes and serve them hot with chutney or sauce of your choice.

  •   the above batter yielded 34 mini idlis.
  •    taste similar to rava or semolina idli.
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  1. Niru // October 07, 2010  

    what a nice way of using oats...looks delicious...

  2. Divya Vikram // October 08, 2010  

    My favorite way to make healthy idlies. Perfect texture..

  3. Dr.Sameena Prathap
    // October 09, 2010  


    That'a a healthy way of having idlies...Yumm..



  4. Anonymous // December 26, 2010  

    I tried it..healthy and yum...excellent recipe.
    Keep posting more...

  5. Anonymous // December 26, 2010  

    Great and healthy recipe..tried it turns out excellent..post more recipes..

  6. Shireen // April 06, 2011  

    Yum! I love idlis and like to try out different varieties, this looks so healthy & easy to make, will give it a try soon!

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