Idli

"Idli is a south Indian savory cake popular throughout India. The cakes are usually two to three inches in diameter and are made by steaming a batter consisting of fermented black lentils (de-husked) and rice.
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Author victory853 Servings 0 persons
Published April 21, 2009 Cooking Time 1 hour
Main Ingredient Rice Preparation Time mins

Description
"Idli is a south Indian savory cake popular throughout India. The cakes are usually two to three inches in diameter and are made by steaming a batter consisting of fermented black lentils (de-husked) and rice."

Recipe of Idli

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
urud dal wash  1 Cup
idli rava cream of rice  2 Cup
SALT  1 Teaspoons

Directions
  1. Rinse and soak the above ingredients in water for about 6 hours.Then grind urad dal split in a blender (with adding water in steps).
  2. Add idli rave by squeezing out water. add salt and keep it aside (to ferment ) for 12 hours.
  3. Take idli plates and place a drop of oil in each idli mould and spread it over the entire mould.
  4. Heat 2 cups of water in a large vessel or pressure cooker and place the filled idli plates and cover with lid. Heat in high for about 20 minutes.
  5. Remove the plates from the vessel and remove the idlis. Pour 2 tsp of sesame oil while serving.
  6. Side dish - Sambar, dosai milagai powder, and coconut chutney.
Note :While using pressure cooker for making idlis, the steam hole should not be covered by adding the cooker weight. Steam should escape freely.
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