Aug 18, 2012

Oats Raava Idli

Today I post “Oats Raava Idli” under Rich Calcium food theme in BM# 20. You can serve this idli as a starter or breakfast meal, accomplished with tomato sauce and Juice. Oats are generally considered "healthful", or a health food, being touted commercially as nutritious. The discovery of the healthy cholesterol-lowering properties has led to wider appreciation of oats as human food. Oatmeal is a full source of calcium and proteins.
For this recipe, first we mix oatmeal and raava together with curd as a batter and mix onion peas tempering in it for flavors and decore with few raisins and cashew. We love the taste of oats idli with sauce… a complete meal for breakfast.

1 Cup Oats (Powdered)
1 tbsp. Semolina/ Sooji
1 Cup Sour Curd or Buttermilk
Salt to taste
A Pinch of Fruit Salt
For Tempering
2 Tsp. Ghee
1/2 Tsp. Mustard Seeds
1/2 Tsp. Bengal Garm Lentils (Chana Dal)
1/2 Tsp. Black Gram Lentils (Urad Dal)
3-4 Curry Leaves
1/4 Cup Chopped Onion
1 Chopped Green Chilli
1/4 Cup Peas (Boiled)
Few Raisins and Cashews
For Tempering
Heat the ghee in the pan on medium flame. Add mustard seeds, curry leaves and both dals (chana and urad), when they start crackle. Add onion, green chilli in it. Cook till to tender and add peas. Cook for 5 minutes and keep aside to cool.
For Oats Raava Batter
Combine sooji, oats, salt, Fruit Salt and whisked curd together. Now add cool tempering in it and mix well.
Now grease the idli mould with little oil and place the 1 tbsp. batter in each mould. Now place one cashew and 2-3 raisins on each idli batter.  Set the idli mould in idli cooker to cook for 15-18 minutes on medium flame.
Serve this hot rich and low cal idli in breakfast or in evening snacks with coconut dip or tomato sauce.

Submit this Idli recipe with following events:
Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#19
30 Minute mela



  1. Wat a healthy and super filling idli, simply love it with coconut chutney.

  2. It looks like a good, easy and healthy breakfast to have.

  3. Looks yum!

  4. lovely clicks Preeti, idli looks super good

  5. lovely healthy those cashews and raisins on top!

  6. Idlis look lovely and I love ur tempering ingredients too

  7. Loved these idlis Preeti! glad to follow you. do visit mine when you find time

  8. They look every yummy. Thanks for linking

  9. Idlis with oats is new to me. Looks perfect.

  10. Healthy breakfast - way to start the day!!!



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