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Traditional Chettinad Soft Idly

Traditional Chettinad Soft Idly
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Traditional Chettinad Soft Idly Recipe, How To Make Traditional Chettinad Soft Idly Recipe

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How to make Traditional Chettinad Soft Idly

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Prep time
5 mins
Cook time
20 mins
Total time
25 mins
Traditional Chettinad Soft Idly
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Rice
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : November 09, 2016


Ingredients used in Traditional Chettinad Soft Idly
• Parboiled or idli rice - 2 cup.
• Urad dal - 1/2 cup.
• Fenugreek - 5 grams.
• Salt - to taste.
Method:
  • Wash the rice and dal separately. Soak the rice in 5 cups of water for 3 hours.
  • Urad dal and fenugreek in 2 cups of water for 2 hours. Drain the rice and dal. grind them separately for about 20 minutes each to make a Paste.
  • Use 1 cup of water for the rice. 3/4 cup of water for the dal to the grinding.
  • Mix the batter in a deep bowl add in salt. The batter should not be too thick nor too watery. It should have the consistency of a fluffy mix. Use your hand (don't use a spoon) to mix both batters together. Cover and set aside for about overnight.
  • The batter would have risen in the bowl. This shows that fermentation has occurred.
  • Fill an Idli bowl with water. when the water boils, place the perforated idli plate covered with a cotton cloth in the rack. Fill each mold with idli batter. Cover and steam for 8 minutes.
  • Serve hot with sambar and coconut chutney or peanut chutney.





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Capt Pandit Posted on Fri May 11 2018

It is looking very funny. The items and their quantity used in the recipe. Anyway, i will try this weekend and see how it comes out. I will inform you Sanjay. Bye till then

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