Masala Brown Rice Rava Idli December 30, 2013 By Raji Leave a Comment Brown rice rava-carrot idli is a very delicious, healthy idli which does not require fermenting. This masala idli is very simple to make and is extremely nutritious with vitamin A, fiber and proteins. IngredientsMetricUS Imperial 1 cup brown rice idli rava or any other idli rava from grocery stores1 tablespoon channa dal1 tablespoon moong dal¾ cup water1 cup shredded carrot¼ cup chopped onion¼ cup fresh shredded coconut optional1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper1 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon chopped cilantro/coriander leaves Pinch of hing1 tablespoon oil to grease the idli plates Masala Brown Rice Rava Idli Tools Grater, Idli stand with idli cooker, Mixing bowls Instructions Wash the moong and channa dalAdd it to the rava and soak it (dals and rava) in ¾ cup of water for 4 to 5 hours or overnight.To this soaked mix, add all the other ingredients (carrot, onion, coconut, pepper, salt, and hing) and mix well. You can substitute pumpkin for carrot, which adds its own nice flavor.Grease the idli plates by putting a few drops of oil in each plate. Use your hand to spread the oil.Put the idli batter on each plate.Place these idli stands in the cooker and steam cook it for 15 minutes on medium high heat.Then turn off the heat and allow it to cool for 5 minutes – if you take out the idlis immediately they will stick to the plates.After 5 minutes take out the idlis from the cooker and it is ready to eat.Idli’s will come out with a soft texture. Eat these hot idlis with chutney and ghee.