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instant poha rava idli
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poha idli recipe | instant poha rava idli | avalakki idli

easy poha idli recipe | instant poha rava idli | avalakki idli
Course Breakfast
Cuisine south india
Keyword poha idli recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Soaking Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 20 idli


  • 1 cup poha / aval / avalakki / atukulu / flattened rice thick
  • 1 cup curd
  • cup rice rava / idli rava
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 2 cup water as required
  • ¾ tsp eno / fruit salt


  • firstly, in a small mixi grind 1 cup poha to a coarse powder. i have used thick variety poha, if you are using thin then increase the quantity of poha.
  • add 1 cup curd and mix well. make sure to poha absorbs curd.
  • further, add 1½ cup rice rava and mix well. you can alternatively, use upma rava and mix well.
  • now add ¾ tsp salt and 1 cup water.
  • mix well making sure everything is well combined adding water as required.
  • cover and rest for 30 minutes or until the rava and poha absorb water.
  • after 30 minutes, mix gently, making sure the rava has absorbed water.
  • now add ½ cup water and mix well adjusting the consistency.
  • just before steaming, add ¾ tsp eno and mix gently until the batter turns frothy.
  • now pour the batter into greased idli plate.
  • steam the idli for 15 minutes or until the idli is cooked well.
  • finally, enjoy poha idli with coriander mint chutney.