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Cracked Wheat Rava Idli | Sambha Godhumai | Broken Wheat | Daliya Idli

Godhumai Rava idli is healthy tiffin variety prepared with broken wheat. Godhumai Rava idli is a quick instant Idli which doesn’t require any fermentation. Idli can be prepared within 20 mins.
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Course: Idli
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Author: Vidya Srinivasan


  • Cracked Wheat/ Gothuma Rava - 1 cup
  • Thick Curd/ yogurt - 1/2 cup
  • Carrot - 1 I chopped in chopper you can even grate them
  • Water - 1/2 cup
  • Baking Soda/Eno salt - 1/2 tsp I used baking soda
  • Salt - as needed
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dhal - 1 tsp
  • Chana Dhal - 1 tsp
  • Cashew nuts - as required
  • Oil - 1 tsp + to grease


  • Add oil to pan. Once the oil is hot, add mustard seeds, urad dal and chana dal. Let them splutter
  • Add Godhumai Rava and saute for a minute,switch off
  • Transfer it to the wide bowl and let it cool
  • Add yogurt, salt, water and carrot; mix well. Let them sit for 10 minutes
  • Add baking soda to the Idli mix. Add 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp of water; mix well
  • Set the idli steamer ready and grease the idli mould with oil. add cashew and Pour ladle full of batter to the idli mould and cook for 10-12 minutes or until done. Serve hot with any chutney/ podi/sambar


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  1. If you are using bulgur wheat pulse them in a blender and make Idli
  2. Adjust the water according to the Rava
    Ginger can be used for extra flavour
  3. Water quantity may vary according to the cracked wheat brand
  4. Cashews can be sautéd and added to the idli
  5. If you prepare avoiding baking soda/eno rest the batter for 3-4 hours or overnight
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