A quick recipe to make Masala Idli- soft steamed cake packed with the healthiest proteins!

South Indians practically eat Idlis every day. But it’s not just popular in India because people worldwide enjoy it too. You will find it at various Indian Restaurants. Masala Idli is perfect for breakfast, lunch, evening snacks, and dinner as well. Even the kids love it in their lunch boxes! It is made from the fermented batter of rice that is very healthy and loaded with spices, making it more wholesome.

About Masala Idli / Rava Idli Recipe:

Our recipe is very simple and convenient to make. Who wouldn’t like to eat a soft, yummy, light dish in the morning? Idlis are a great source of proteins and carbs that must be a part of your weight loss diet. Just make sure the batter has the right consistency. You could even add pav bhaji masala to enhance the flavor. Prepare your tempting idli with SpicYum Masala Idli Recipe now!

Ingredients Required For Making Masala Idli / Rava Idli Recipe:

  • 1½ cup Suji
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Water
  • ½ Yogurt
    Tadka
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds
  • 3-4 Curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp Cashew partially chopped
  • 1 Onion chopped
    Idli Maker
  • 1 cup Water
  • Spray oil or normal oil
  • 1 tsp Eno

Stepwise Instruction How to Make Masala Idli / Rava Idli Recipe:

Preparation

Step 1- In a bowl add 1 and 1/2 cups of suji

Step 2– To it add salt, water, yogurt

Step 3– Mix all the ingredients together, let the batter sit for 2 mins

Step 4– Take a frying container to add oil, mustard seeds, curry leaves(chopped), cashew(chopped), onion(chopped)

Step 5– Mix all of them and let them cook for 2-3 mins

Steaming

Step 1-Add all the fried ingredients into the batter

Step 2-Mix all of them together

Step 3-Add water accordingly

Step 4-Add water into the Idli maker let it boil for a while

Step 5-Meanwhile grease the tray

Step 6-Add Eno into the batter and mix it nicely

Step 7-Now pour the batter into the idli maker tray let it cook

How to make the Best Masala Idli / Rava idli?

Everyone loves a soft, yummy, and super easy breakfast in the morning. Here are a few idli making tips: 

  • Add vegetables like carrots and peas to make it tastier and bring extra fiber and essential nutrients to your dish.
  • Make sure to use fine rava, instead of a coarser or bigger one.
  • Eno Fruit Salt is easily available in the market but if you can’t find it, replace it with baking soda and citric acid (1 tsp ENO = ½ tsp baking soda + ½ tsp citric acid).
  • Use Yogurt and Eno in the right quantity, or your idli might turn out hard.

Why should you try the Masal Idli / Rava Idli Recipe?

Idli is very famous for its taste and variations. Also, it is easy to prepare. The idli batter can be stored for later use as well. But other than being delicious, it comes among the most nutritious food in Indian Cuisine. You will definitely fall in love with Instant Rava Idli, which is very flavorful and super healthy.

Different Types of Idli Recipes-

This instant and fluffy gluten-free vegan Indian dish is loved by all. But that’s not the only one. Below are some other types of idli, you can pick your favorite. 

  • Ragi Idli
  • Egg Idli
  • Healthy Beetroot and Oats Idli
  • Fried Idli
  • Idli Upma
  • Brown Rice Idli
  • Chili Idli
  • Idli Manchurian

You can have Idli whenever you want- at any time of the day or year-round. Different people enjoy it with different things. Some like it only with their divine vegetable sambar or with several chutneys on the side like- Coconut Chutney, Tomato Chutney, Onion Garlic Chutney ,Green Chutney, Spicy Onion Tomato Chutney, or Peanut Coriander Chutney. Many people also enjoy frying these leftover idlis as they can be stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days in the refrigerator. 

Make sure to serve them hot and garnish them with cilantro for the freshness or even lemon juice for the tanginess. It is an excellent meal and appetizer. Do try our Rava Idli Recipe! You can also check out our Butter Masala DosaBreakfast Poha or Homemade Aloo Paratha Recipe. Follow Spicyum For More South Indian Recipes.

Health Benefits of Idli: 
  • It is rich in plant-based protein, fiber, complex carbohydrates, and micronutrients, making it great for your overall health.
  • They have no fat or cholesterol, which makes them good for the health of your heart.
  • Idli is naturally vegan and gluten-free. So you can easily add it to your diet.
  • It is also easy on the digestive system and aids in weight loss.
  • The lactic acid bacteria in the idli batter help synthesize vitamins and minerals.

South Indian Rava Idli Recipe

A quick recipe to make Masala Idli- soft steamed cake packed with the healthiest proteins!
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast, Dinner, Snacks
Cuisine southindian
Servings 4 people
Calories 72 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • cup Suji
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Water
  • ½ Yogurt

Tadka

  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds
  • 3-4 Curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp Cashew partially chopped
  • 1 Onion chopped

Idli Maker

  • 1 cup Water
  • Spray oil or normal oil
  • 1 tsp Eno

Instructions
 

  • Preparation
    – In a bowl add 1 and 1/2 cups of suji
    – To it add salt, water, yogurt
    – Mix all the ingredients together, let the batter sit for 2 mins
    – Take a frying container to add oil, mustard seeds, curry leaves(chopped), cashew(chopped), onion(chopped)
    -Mix all of them and let them cook for 2-3 mins
  • Steaming
    – Add all the fried ingredients into the batter
    – Mix all of them together
    – Add water accordingly
    – Add water into the Idli maker let it boil for a while
    – Meanwhile grease the tray
    – Add Eno into the batter and mix it nicely
    – Now pour the batter into the idli maker tray let it cook

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Nutrition

Calories: 72kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 1gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 0.01mgSodium: 589mgPotassium: 79mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 43IUVitamin C: 19mgCalcium: 16mgIron: 0.4mg
Keyword masala idli, Rava Idli, South indian idli
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