Basil Rava Idli
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Fresh basil leaves adds subtle aroma and flavour to this healthy idlis.
- Combine the semolina, curds and enough water in a bowl and mix well.
- Add the basil and coriander, mix well and keep aside for at least half an hour.
- Grease the idli moulds with ghee. Keep aside.
- Heat the ghee in a small pan and add the mustard seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the cumin seeds, urad dal, cahsew, asafoetida and raisin and saute till the dal turns golden brown.
- Add this tempering to the batter and mix well.
- Just before making, add 1 tsp fruit salt and mix gently.
- Pour spoonful of batter into the moulds and steam in an idli steamer for 20 minutes or till idlis are cooked.
- Cool and serve immediately garnished with basil and with chutney and sambhar.
- Repeat with the remaining batter and fruit salt to make more idlis.
This recipe was contributed by damyantiben on 22 Feb 2012
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