Carrot Rava Idli


 Rava idli ,instant  breakfast variety with a blend of carrots and Indian spices is very easy and quick to make.


  1. Semolina/Rava – 1cup
  2. Semya – 1/2cup
  3. Carrot grated – 1/2cup
  4. Onion – 1(small) [Optional]
  5. Curds – 2cups
  6. Coriander leaves – 2tsp
  7. Curry leaves – few
  8. Ginger – small piece
  9. Oil – 1tsp
  10. Salt to taste

Seasoning ingredients:

  1. Urad dal – 1tsp
  2. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  3. Cumin seeds – 1/4tsp
  4. Oil


  • Dry fry semolina till light brown and keep aside.
  • Also fry semya in little oil till crispy and keep aside.
  • Now add semolina and semya to curds by adding salt and leave it for 30min.
  • Just before making idlis add the remaining ingredients along with seasoning and mix well in the batter.
  • Cook in the idli cooker as regular idlis and serve hot with any chutney of your choice.
  • Besan chutney goes well with Rava idlis.


These idlis might take approximately 20 min to cook.

10 responses to this post.

  1. I LUV rava idlis…jus cant get enough of them🙂 Ur pics made me drool!


  2. This is my fav….. Urs have turned out so good…… Nice….. Love them…….


  3. Posted by madhoori on April 8, 2008 at 8:56 am

    Thankyou Dhivya and Sukanya


  4. Hello,
    Could you pl. let me know the name of Semya. I am Hindu but could not understand. Pl. give the English name or explain in Hindi. I want to try this.

    Punam M


  5. Posted by rastogi kapildeo on August 15, 2008 at 11:23 am

    This dish is so yami & delicious that it is good for the breakfast or lunch & dinner. And a new dish to serve before the guest.


  6. Posted by kalpana on January 24, 2010 at 6:00 am

    very tasty


  7. Posted by kalpana on January 24, 2010 at 6:01 am

    must try


  8. Posted by Amrita on July 14, 2010 at 2:25 am

    Please explain the receipe for besan chutney as mentioned in the receipe


  9. Posted by Shaguphta Jabeen on March 7, 2012 at 8:34 am

    I liked this dish but I didn’t understand what is semya.Pl. give the english name or explain in hindi.I want to try this delicious recipe.


  10. Posted by Shaguphta Jabeen on March 7, 2012 at 8:41 am

    Thanks for this delicious recipe.I want to try it but I didn’t understand what is semya. Because I’m North the name in english or explain in hindi.


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