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Green peas idli
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Instant peas idli recipe

Easy and Instant Peas rava idli recipe for breakfast | dinner
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Resting time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast, Breakfast | Dinner
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: South Indian breakfast recipes
Servings: 6 idlis
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • ½ cup Rava | sooji
  • ¼ cup curd
  • ½ cup frozen green peas
  • 3 tsp oil
  • A small bunch of coriander leaves
  • 2 green chili
  • Few curry leaves
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp urad dal
  • 1 tsp chana dal
  • Few cashew nuts
  • 2 tsp grated ginger
  • 2 pinches asafoetida


  • Grind coriander leaves, green chili, and frozen peas into a paste.
  • Do not add any water, if needed add 1 tbsp water.
  • Keep it aside.
  • In a pan add oil and add mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal, and cashew nuts.
  • Roast till the dals and nuts turn golden brown.
  • Add asafoetida powder, chopped curry leaves, and grated ginger.
  • Mix well
  • Add the Rava | sooji to this.
  • Roast for 2 minutes.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Add salt.
  • Allow this to cool completely.
  • Now add the green peas paste to this.
  • Add the curd to this and mix well.
  • Add the lemon juice now.
  • Now add ½ cup water or a little more to adjust the consistency.
  • Just before making the idlis add the Eno fruit salt.
  • If you don’t have Eno fruit salt, add 1 tsp of Baking soda.
  • Eno | Baking soda gives nice aeration to the batter.
  • Grease the idli mould and pour the batter into the mould.
  • Steam for 12 minutes.
  • Take out and rest this for 1-2 minutes.
  • Using a spoon take out the idlis from the mould.
  • Serve hot with any chutney of your choice.
  • The idlis stay soft even after 4-5 hours.



1. Make the idlis immediately after adding Eno salt.
2. If you want to make the idlis later, keep everything ready, add water, curd, and eno salt just before making the idlis.
3. This instant peas idli stays soft even after 4-5 hours.
4. You can add grated carrots to make the rava idlis more colorful.