Idli Wheat Flour (आटा)
Wheat Rava Idli Recipe
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Wheat Rava is well known for providing a significant source of dietary fiber, but it is also a great source of minerals and some vitamins. It is high in fiber so it is believed to be one of the best foods for weight loss.

Recipe Cuisine: South Indian
Total Time (Minutes): 30
  • Wheat Rava - 1 cup
  • Curd - ½ cup
  • Carrot [grated] - 1 tbsp
  • Cashew nut [ro-asted with ghee and chopped] - 4
  • Green chilli - 1 [chopped]
  • Curry leaves - 1 spring
  • Ginger - 1 tbsp [grated]
  • Coriander Leaves - ½ cup [chopped]
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Bengal gram – 1 tbsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tbsp
  • Asafoetida - a pinch
  • Oil - 3 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed

  1. Mix 1 cup of wheat rava with ½ cup curd and ¼ cup water and salt mix well (general Idli batter consistency) and leave it for 2 hours.
  2. Heat oil in a pan then add mustard seeds & let it splutter. Then add Bengal gram & urad dal, asafetida green chilli, ginger, carrot, and curry leaves saute gently.
  3. Cut off heat then add chopped coriander leaves. Add these seasoned ingredients into batter mixture.
  4. NOTE - You can make idli without seasonings too.
  5. Heat idli cooker with water & let it boil. Then grease idly plates with oil and pour wheat rava batter mixture in each cavity, place it in boiling water, cover lid and steam it for 15 min.
  6. Serve hot with coconut chutney/sambhar.