Samai Idli | Little Millet Idli-How to make step by step photos & Video


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Cuisine Style: Tamil Nadu, south india | Preparation Time: 15 minutes | Soaking & Fermentation Time: 5 to 7 hours | Cooking Time:10 minutes | To Serve: 3 | Type : Breakfast, dinner | Take with : Chutney, sambhar, kurma

Ingredients

  • Samai arisi [Little millet]– 2 cups
  • Urad dal – 1/2 cup
  • Fenugreek seeds– 1 tbsp
  • Sea salt or Salt to taste
  • Water as needed

Method

  • Wash and Soak samai arisi, urad dal with fenugreek separately for 5 hours.
  • Drain water then put soaked samai rice, urad dal & fenugreek in a grinder grind to smooth batter
  • Transfer batter int to a bowl mix well, add sea salt & leave the batter for fermentation [approximately. 8 hours, fermentation hours differs from region to region & weather conditions].
  • Grease idly plates with gingelly oil. Pour idly batter. Then steam it for 10 min.
    Serve hot with coconut chutney and Sambar.

How to make Samai idli video

How to make Samai idli-Step by step photos

Samai idli ingredientsBeetroot ribbon pakoda ingredients

Wash & Soak samai rice, urad & Fenugreek for 5 hoursWash & Soak samai rice, urad & Fenugreek for 5 hours

Put urad dal in a grinder finely grindPut urad dal in a grinder finely grind

Urad dal batter is readyUrad dal batter is ready

Add soaked samai rice, finely grindAdd soaked samai rice, finely grind

Batter is readyBatter is ready

Transfer batter Transfer batter to a bowl

Add sea saltAdd sea salt

Mix well, leave it for fermentation[Apr 8 hours]Mix well, leave it for fermentation[Apr 8 hours]

Fermented batter is ready, mix wellFermented batter is ready, mix well

Pour batterPour batter

Steam it for 10 minSteam it for 10 min

After 10 min, After 10 min, samai idli is ready

Samai idli readySamai idli is ready

Samak rice idli ready, serrve hot with chutneySamak rice idli ready, serrve hot with chutney

Little millet idliLittle millet idli


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