Instant Pot 15 minute Rava Idli Bites | MTR Wheat Cake Mix | Rava Idli

We can prepare idli in less than 15 minutes, using MTR rava idli mix. It is perfect for breakfast or dinner. It can be eaten as it is, but it tastes great with Sambar or Chutney.

South Indian recipes are popular for their steamed and clean breakfast recipes. It doesn't require previous day preparation or fermentation. It is healthy, tasty idli and it will be ready within no time.

Here I am using silicone mold to prepare idli bites, it can be easily taken out, it won't stick at the bottom. Kids will love this idli bites.


    • 1 cup MTR rava idli mix
    • 1½ cup yogurt/curd
    • little oil/oil spray to grease.


    • In a bowl, add 1 cup of MTR rava idli mix.
    • Add 1/2 cup of yogurt, mix it well. Keep it aside for a minute.
    • Add 1 cup of yogurt, mix it well. Keep it aside for 2 minutes.
    • Grease the silicone mold and idli plate, and pour the batter to those.
    • Add 1 cup water to the bottom of the instant pot, and place trivet.
    • Keep silicone mold and idli plate inside. You can stack it up.
    • Close the instant pot lid with venting position.
    • Set Steam 10 minutes, timer doesn't work on venting steam mode, use the separate timer.
    • Cancel when it is done, Open the lid.
    • Let it cool for 2 minutes. Use the spoon to take it from the idli mold.
    • Gently push it from the bottom of the silicone mold, it can be easily come out. It won't stick.
    • Rava idli can be served with sambar or chutney.


    • Here I use Instant Pot 6 QT DUO.
    • You can use any brand of Instant Rava Idli mix. These are few brands available in market: Deep Rava Idli Mix, Gits Rava Idli Mix, or Pillsbury Rava Idli Mix.
    • If you don't have idli plates, you can use slilicone mold to make rava idli bites.