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Idli Recipe, idli rava recipe, How To Make Idli Recipe

Idli is a south Indian savory cake popular throughout India. The cakes are made by steaming a batter consisting of fermented black lentils and rice.This easy digestable recipe makes an excellent combination with ginger and peanut 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.

Idli is regarded as the popular south Indian food. Rava urad dal idli is an alternative choice to rice urad dal idli. The interesting thing about this idli is the fact that batter does not need any fermentation. Dal has to be soaked for three hours and your idli batter will be ready within 30 minutes after grinding it. Making it much more fascinating, it's fine to use green peas, carrot, chopped curry leaves, coria... Read More..

About Recipe

Rava idli, Soft idli recipe, Tamil idli

How to make Idli

(63 ratings)
116 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
20 mins
Total time
30 mins
Idli
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Urad dal
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : September 10, 2017


Ingredients used in Idli
• Urad dal - 1 cup.
• Idli rava (cream of rice) - 2 cup.
• Salt - 1 tea spoon.
• Water - as required.
• Coriander leaves (chopped) - 1 bunch.
• Carrots (grated) - 1 cup.
• Beans - 1 cup.
Method:
  • Rinse and soak the above cream of rice and urad dal seperately in water for at least6 hours for urad dal and 4 hours for cream of rice..
  • Then grind urad dal in a blender (with adding little).
  • Drain out water from cream of rice and add into urad dal paste.
  • Then add salt and keep it aside (to ferment ) for approx 12 hours in a large bowl.
  • Take idli plates and place a drop of oil in each idli mould and spread it over the entire mould.
  • Pour idli batter in every mould.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves, carrot and beans or with gun powder. (Optional).
  • Heat 2 cups of water in a large vessel or pressure cooker and place the filled idli plates and cover with lid. Cook onhigh heat for about 20 minutes.
  • Remove the plates from the vessel and ley it cool for 10 minutes. Then remove the idlis. Pour 2 tsp of sesame oil while serving.

Serve idli with sambar, dosai milagai powder, and coconut chutney.






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Idli is regarded as the popular south Indian food. Rava urad dal idli is an alternative choice to rice urad dal idli. The interesting thing about this idli is the fact that batter does not need any fermentation. Dal has to be soaked for three hours and your idli batter will be ready within 30 minutes after grinding it. Making it much more fascinating, it's fine to use green peas, carrot, chopped curry leaves, coriander leaves, green chilies and spluttered mustard seeds into it.    served this rava urad dal idli with sambar and coconut chutney.

Rava idli is among the simple recipe which have the goodness of several dals and spices. It's not only healthy and irresistible but additionally quite simple to prepare too. These day there are few readymade instant rava idli packs found in market which just required water and steaming. However, nothing compares to the flavor of traditional homemade idli.

To make the rava idli fluffy you can use baking soda or eno fruit salt. Without baking soda or eno fruit salt rava idli will probably be hard and rubbery, in contrast to being soft and spongy.

Health benefit of Rava (Semolina):

Semolina consists of durum wheat this means it helps to keep you full a bit longer of time and prevents from overeating. In other words, you'll be able to lose excess weight in a shorter time. It has phosphorus, zinc and magnesium that is essential for the maintenance of the good nervous system. Semolina also includes selenium in abundance which prevents infections and strengthens the immune system too

It includes sufficient quantity of iron and that is needed for the body. Eating a diet that is loaded with iron boosts blood circulation, generate more energy for your day-to-day functioning.



 

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Mitali Saharia Posted on Mon Apr 14 2014

what is gun powder??

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Sam Thalluri Posted on Sat Apr 19 2014

WTF ?

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Ravi kumar T G Posted on Sun Apr 20 2014

your recipies will come out well?

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Monika Dagar Posted on Fri Apr 25 2014

i m a s tudent, studying in foreign, all things are not available here, so i cn i make idly with rice n dal(i bought frm home)...rice is available here...rply asap?

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chitambaram lekshmanan Posted on Sat May 03 2014

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Mustang Power Posted on Mon May 19 2014

I hate south indian food!!?

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Lubaina R Posted on Tue May 27 2014

Gun powder?? ?????

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Salma K M Posted on Thu May 29 2014

The way u teach the recipi is very understand able thank u?

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Shabriya Buhary Posted on Mon Jun 09 2014

can you teach how to make idli with cream of wheat please??

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Babushivamalai AVJ. Posted on Thu Jul 03 2014

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meg M Posted on Tue Jul 29 2014

Ah m hungry ;)?

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Geeta Shetty Posted on Sun Aug 10 2014

what is cream of rice?

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