Kerala idli | How to make Soft idlis





Idli sambar / Perfect soft idlis


Ingredients

  • 2 cups raw rice
  • 1 cup urad dal
  • 1 tsp fenugreek seeds (uluva)
  • 3/4 cup cooked parboiled rice
  • salt, to taste

Direction




Wash rice and urad dal in  water several times and soak for 2 hours adding fenugreek seeds. Grind them into
thick paste adding enough water and cooked rice. Keep the batter aside overnight to ferment. Add salt and mix well.Grease the idli cooker with cooking spray or vegetable oil, pour the batter in each mold. Fill the idli cooker with 2 to 3 cups water and put the molds into the cooker, steam it for 15 to 20 minutes. Serve with sambar  and coconut chutneys.



Use the same Idli batter to make dosa and crispy Ghee roast.




16 Comments:

Prathibha said...

Idlis look yumm n so r dosas,perfect brkfast anyday

Nithya said...

Perfect looking idly and dosa. All time comforting breakfast :)

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious looking idlies and dosa looks wonderful with sambar

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Yummy looking idlis. Ideal for a wholesome breakfast.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Priya said...

Soft idlies looks prefect, my fav breakfast anytime..

divya said...

Omg, mouthwatering here..

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

wow dear,pls pass them:)really really tempting...

Sharmilee! :) said...

Wow looks very tempting

Poornima Nair said...

My hubby would kill for that plate:)...

Rinku Naveen said...

Dosa is so crisp and perfect! Idlis looks super soft. Thanks for sharing..

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

soft and tasty iddles would be great with any curry my dear..yummy yum yum:)

jaya said...

do I need to cook parboiled rice first and then use it

Mahesh said...

@ Jaya : Yes,u can use the leftover cooked rice,thats wat i do...

Vikrant Arora said...

raw rice means any rice...can i use basmati rice?

Vikrant Arora said...

raw rice means any rice...can i use basmati rice?

Vrinda said...

@Vikrant Arora..yes,u can use basmati rice

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