1 cup medium rava
1 cup curds
1/2 cup water
2 green chillies finely chopped
Curry leaves finely chopped
1 tbsp Chana dal
1 tbsp cashewnut pieces , 1 tsp mustard,1/4 tsp cooking soda ,salt to taste
In a pan heat 2 tbsp of oil ,add mustard seeds when it splutters add the Chana dal when it turns golden add the cashew nuts and fry.now add the chopped chillies,curry leaves and then the rava and fry on low heat for 5-7 min.switch off gas .allow this to cool.then add the curds and water along with salt and soda and mix well.batter should be of idli batter consistency. Grease idli moulds ,pour the batter into it and steam for 15 min.