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Home > Indian Recipes > Tamil Nadu Cuisine > Idli
Idli

Ingredients

  • Idli2cup Rice
  • 1 cup Urad Daal (white)
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • A pinch of baking soda
  • Oil for greasing the pans

Method

  1. Pick, wash and soak the daal overnight or for 8 hours.
  2. Pick, wash and drain the rice. Grind it coarsely in a blender.
  3. Grind the daal into a smooth and forthy paste.
  4. Now mix the grinded rice and daal together into a batter.
  5. Mix the salt and set aside in a warm place for 8-9 hours or overnight for fermenting.
  6. Idlis are ready to be cooked when the batter is well fermented.
  7. Grease the idle holder or pan well and fill each of them with full of batter.
  8. Steam cook idlis on medium flame for about 10 minutes or until done.
  9. Use a butter knife to remove the idlis.
  10. Serve them with sambhar or chutney.
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