July 17, 2011

Sprouts Rava Idli with Ginger-Carrot Chutney



Day 2 of Blogging Marathon saw me dishing out Sprouts Rava Idli with Ginger-Carrot Chutney for a combo meal. Adding some sprouts + boiled veggies upped the health quotient of this meal quite a bit, and perfect for snack boxes and No Oil cooking options or even for breakfast.. Let's proceed to the combo dish, shall we ?



Ingredients:


For Rava Idli :


  • Rawa / Sooji / cream of wheat - 1 cup
  • Moong Sprouts - 1 cup
  • finely minced Carrots + french beans - 1/8 cup
  • Slightly sour curd - 1 cup.
  • Minced ginger - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander leaves - few
  • Salt - to taste
  • Eno / fruit salt / soda - 1/2 tsp
  • Tempering for Rava Idli : Oil - 1 TBSP, Mustard seeds & Urad - 1tsp each,curry leaves, cashew(opt)
  • For Ginger - Carrot Chutney:






  • Ginger - 1 inch long (peeled and diced)
  • Carrots - 1 medium
  • Fried Gram / Hurigadale / Pottu Kadalai - 2 TBSP
  • green chilli - 1
  • Tamarind - 1 small lemon sized
  • Salt - to taste
  • Grated jaggery - 1 tsp (opt)
  • Oil - 1 tsp


Method:


For Rava Idli:


1) In a skillet, prepare tempering with Rava idli tempering ingredients.
2) Dry roast rava / sooji till fragrant. Add a tsp of ghee for best results while dry roasting. Cool. Pour the tempering onto the rava and mix well.
3) Boil Moong sprouts and minced veggies (carrots / beans) with a pinch of salt for 10 minutes. Drain and add to the rava mix above.
4) Now add curd, soda / eno, ginger, coriander and mix well. Add more salt (as per your preference) and set aside for 5 minutes.
5) Grease idli trays and spoon in 2 tbsp of this Idli batter into the moulds and steam for 12 - 15 minutes.
6) Unmould and serve with Ginger Carrot chutney.


For Ginger Carrot Chutney:


1) In a pan, heat oil. Fry Grated carrots, minced ginger, chillies. fried gram one by one.
2) Pulse with salt, jaggery, tamarind with 1 or 2 tbsp of water to a thick chutney.
3) Serve with any Rotti / Idli / Dosa of your choice.


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Sending this to Vardhini's Fast food not Fat food, started by Priya and also Fruit- Veggie of the month - Carrot hosted by Reva




9 comments:

  1. Looks mouth watering !!!!Like to try out soon this version of rawa idli

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  2. Adding sprouts to rava idli makes it very nutritious. Idlis look so delicious..

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  3. I make the regular rava idli but addition of sprouts just takes it to the next level! Too good to resist!

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  4. sprouts, ginger carrots..lovely, never imagined them in the same dream as idlis..love the idea.

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  5. Both the dishes look so healthy and delicious. Ginger & carrot chutney sounds very interesting--must try soon.

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  6. Love rava idli. They have turned out so perfect Kalyani. Thx for linking to the event.

    Vardhini
    Event: Fast food not Fat food

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  7. The twist of adding nutritious sprouts to the batter makes it interesting.

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  8. I make rava idlies often the idea of adding sprouts sounds very good

    MEC - Potato Feast

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