Plain Rava Idli Recipe

Plain Rava Idli Recipe

How To Make Rava Idli Soft And Spongy

Mix well Rava in curd with some teaspoon water. To making the perfect batter, you must let it rest for half an hour.

Garnish your pot where idli batter is put on the idli maker base, mix eno powder or baking soda, let bubbles rise inside batter then add some water in the idli maker pot.

Place your idli moulds inside the idli steamer, and cover with lid. Steam for at least 20 minutes. Then after, remove your idli plates from the idli maker. Your spongy Rava Idli is ready. Garnish them with some green coriander, then serve them with groundnut chutney.

Our next recipe will teach you how to prepare groundnut chutney, which is also very tasty and yummy.

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How To Make Plain Rava Idli

This Rava Idli recipe is super easy to make since there is no grinding and fermentation needed. All you need to do are simply mixing the batter and steaming, and there you have it, tasty steamed pancakes ready to be served.

Prep: 40 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 2 hrs


  • 200 g Rava
  • 200 g Curd
  • 10 tsp. Water, for soaking Rava
  • ¼ tsp. Baking Powder, Or 1 tsp. Eno (Fruit Salt)


  1. Mix curd and water into rava.
  2. Let the batter rest for 30 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle Eno or baking powder evenly over batter and mix well.
  4. Place batter into the idli plates and place inside the idli maker pot filled with water.
  5. Let steam for 20 minutes.
  6. Turn off heat. Check to see if the idli is cooked through by poking it with a fork.
  7. Remove from idli pot then serve.

Recipe Notes

If you don't have an idli maker, you can simply put the batter into a pan or bowl instead and steam in a steamer or pot, then cut the idli into squares or wedges.


  • Sugar: 1g
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  • Calcium: 20mg
  • Calories: 38kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 6mg
  • Fat: 2g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Protein: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 106mg
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