Instant Oats idli

This is an instant recipe of idli made using oats which does not require any fermentation, yet retaining the same taste as Rava idli.

Instant oats       : I big cup
Rava/ semolina  : 1/2 cup(white rava or wheat rava)
water                : 1 cup or as required
curd                  : 1/2 cup
green chillies     : 3-4 , finely chopped
coriander leaves : 3-4 tbspn finely chopped
mustard seeds    : 2 tspn
baking soda       : 1 tspn
hing powder      : 1/2 tspn
salt                    : to taste
  • Dry roast oats for 5 mins, keep aside. let it cool completely and then grind to make fine powder without adding water. 
  • Also dry roast rava till nice aroma starts (takes about 5-7 mins). Let it cool
  • Take both in a mixing bowl along with baking soda, salt, hing and curd
  • Take little oil in a small skillet, add mustard seeds wait till it splutters, add green chilli n coriander leaves. Saute for few seconds n add into the mixing bowl
  • Add required water to the mixture. Batter consistency should be like regular idli batter
  • Grease the idli plates and gently add the batter into it with a spoon
  • Steam on high for 7-8 mins, then reduce the heat n steam for further 4-5 mins or until done
  • Gently scrape out the idlis from the plate and serve with any chutney of choice.
  •  I served with Onion chutney 

Makes about 20 idlis


  1. Thank u Nayana :)
    seriously it's very healthy yet so yummy... will surely try it out

  2. Great recipie...tried it & everyone liked it, thanx for the post Nayana

  3. Hi Arshiya..I am so glad that yu liked it..:-)
    Everyone at my home also likes it ..


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