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Idli

minaxi's picture
Ingredients
  Rava 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Urad dal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Soda bi carbonate 1 Pinch
Directions

Soak urad daal for about 3-4 hrs ,at the same time mix the idli rava with water and let the consistency be thick.
Now blend the urad daal till its soft and fluffy.
Add idli rawa to the blended urad daal and mix it well to prepare batter.
Place the mixture in a warm place for 8-10 hours or overnight to let the mixture ferment.
In winter, you can place it in oven (switched off).
Add salt and inch of soda before making.
Grease the idli maker plates with oil and fill it with batter.
Heat water in the idlimaker pan and place the filled idli plates and cover it with lid.
Steam it in high for about 15-20 minutes.
Remove the idlis from the plates.
Serve hot with sambar ,coconut chutney or any other chutney.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
South Indian
Course: 
Breakfast
Feel: 
Smooth
Method: 
Steamed
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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5 Comments

rumya's picture
Idli looks so good.I am going to try it.Thanks for posting.
shantihhh's picture
They look so yummy! I am wanting idli and sambhar! Shanti/Mary-Anne
minaxi's picture
You are welcome rumya,actually i prepared it today itself...:)
minaxi's picture
hey shanti,i am preparing it today so u are most welcome any time :)
rumya's picture
Can you tell me how you ferment the idli batter in the winter time? I tried putting idli batter in the oven with oven lights on. But batter smell bad. I would appreciate your feedback on this. Thanks in advance.