Tuesday, July 17, 2012

IDLI


Idli is supposed to be one of the healthiest breakfasts in the world. It is also the most popular one and my favourite among the South Indian breakfast items.

Ingredients:
Raw rice ....... 2 cups
Parboiled rice or idli rice ......... 1 cup
Urad dal ......... 1 cup
Cooked rice .... 2-3 tbsps
Salt ................. to taste

Method:
1. Soak the rice and dal separately for at least 4-5 hours.
2. Grind them separately adding a little water and salt to taste.
3. Mix everything together and let the dough ferment preferably overnight or until it is risen well.
4. Grease the idli moulds and pour the batter in each mould little less than the rim. Steam for 10-12 minutes.
Remove the idlis and serve hot with chutney and Sambar.

12 comments:

  1. Wow shobha Ji simply drooling :-)
    Right now its 11.15 am and I feel like having this plate for my brekky !!!

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  2. Anytime it is the best breakfast :)

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  3. perfect for any time of the day, yummy

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  4. I love to have idli anytime of the day..

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    1. Me too..never get tired of them

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    2. What is the difference between cooked rice and boiled rice and when do we need to add this?

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    3. Alpa, boil rice is parboiled rice .. we have to add everything while grinding ..

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