Kambu (pearl millet) idly, Kambu idli


Kambu (pearl millet) idly


Cuisine Style: South India | Preparation Time: 20 min | Cooking Time: 10 min | To Serve: 2 | Take with: Chutney, sambar, Kurma | Type: Breakfast or Dinner, Weight loss & Easy diabetic recipes

Kambu is healthiest food. If you are in diet conscious or diabetic patient make this simple and delicious steamed idly daily instead of rice.

Ingredients

  • Kambu (pearl millet) - 3 cups
  • Urad dal - ¾ cup
  • Fenu greek seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed

Preparation

  • Wash and Soak urad dal, kambu and fenugreek seeds separately for 6 hours
  • Drain water & grind to nice batter.
  • Transfer the batter to a container then add sea salt / normal salt then mix well cover it and leave it for fermentation (approximately 8 hours)
  • Heat idli cooker with water & let it boil.
  • Then grease idly plates with oil, pour batter in each cavity, place it in boiling water, cover lid and steam it for 8 to 10 min.
  • Serve hot with Tomato chutney or  sambar

Note

  • Don't add rice flour it makes the idly hard

Tip

  • Use your hands to mix the batter for good fermentation

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