Sunday, June 21, 2009

Sunday breakfast - Microwave Idli

Time to time, you need a break from those bagels and pancake breakfasts during the weekend..and not want to spend the whole morning away on it too...this microwave idli maker I have comes in very handy cooks/steams me an idli in 4 minute..tops !

This rawa idli is a great, healthy breakfast with minimum fuss :

1.5 cups rawa/semolina
1.5 cups yogurt
1 tbsp urad dal ,washed and soaked
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
2-3 green chillies chopped fine
1/2 tsp chopped ginger
2 pinch soda
1/2 cup finely chopped carrot or any other such veg of your choice (optional)
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander
salt to taste

Mix semolina,coriander and yogurt and stir well. Heat a tablespoon of oil and add mustard to splatter. Add the other ingredients - green chillies, urad dal, ginger and any veggies you want and stir for a minute or so. Add to the semolina mixture , put the soda in and stir. Add some water, if needed to make a cake like batter..cover and let soak for 15-20 mins. Steam in any steamer of your choice. You can add some cashew pieces to the batter or steamer mould.
Serve with coconut chutney or any masala chutney of your choice.

This goes to Bombay foodie's Microwave breakfast event ..


  1. Wow this looks soo good, i love idlis and with coconut chutney, its perfect!!

  2. Yummy! Love idlis and coconut chutney. Will have to try your recipe soon. I make rava idlis from the Gits mix but your looks better. :)