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Today let us learn how to make Instant Oats Rava Idli. It is very easy to prepare and tasty also. You can give surprise to the family members and guests by making such a delicious dish with a short time…..and get appreciation….!!
Oats 1 cup
Chiroti Rava 1 cup
Carrot 1 big
Curry leaves 6-7
Coriander leaves 4-5 strands
Oil 2 tsp
Mustard seeds ½ tsp
Curds 1 cup
Eno fruit salt
Water as required
Salt to taste
Grate carrot. Wash curry and coriander leaves and finely chop and keep ready.
In a small pan put oil and temper with mustard seeds.
In a bowl add oats, rava, grated carrot, curry-coriander leaves, salt, tempered mustard seeds and mix well.
Add curds to the mixture and required water and keep for 5 mins.
Meantime, keep the cooker on stove in high flame.
Now add Eno fruit salt and mix gently.
Put spoonful of batter on Idli moulds and place in cooker and cook for 8-10 mins.
Allow the cooker to cool for 3-4 mins.
Remove Oats Rava Idli with the help of a spoon.
Now Oats Rava Idli is ready to eat. It can be served with Chutney. Also accompanied with Aloo Gravy.
Batter should be appropriate to get fluffier Idli. You can also dry roast Oats for preparing Idli.