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Cuisine Style: Tamil Nadu, South india | Cooking Time: 10-15 minutes | To Serve: 3 | Type : Breakfast | Take with : Coconut Chutney, sambar

Ingredients

  • Rice – 4 cups
  • Urad dal – 1 ¼ cup
  • Fenugreek – 1 tbsp
  • Sea Salt[Kal uppu] - 3 tbsp
  • Water as needed

Preparation

  • Wash and Soak idli rice, urad dal with fenugreek separately for 4 to 5 hours. Then drain water.
  • In a grinder, add urad dal with fenugreek seeds & grind to smooth batter with enough water. Then transfer this batter to a bowl.
  • Then add idli rice in a grinder & finely grind. Add this batter to urad dal batter mixture & add sea salt mix well
  • Cover it & leave it for fermentation [approximately. 8 hours].
  • Heat traditional idli kopper with water. Then wash & squeeze white cotton cloth with water.
  • Then cover idli plates with wet cotton cloth, and then fill each cavity with fermented idli batter. Then steam it for 10 min.
  • Then cut off heat & sprinkle water over the idils, hold the edges of the cloth, gently shake & unwrap
  • Serve hot with coconut chutney and Sambar.

How to make Soft spongy idli video

how to make Soft spongy idli video

How to make Soft spongy idli/ Malligai poo idly- Step by step photos

Idli rice - 4 cupsIdli rice - 4 cups

Urad dal/ ulutham paruppu - 1 1/4 cupsUrad dal ulutham paruppu

Fenugreek seeds-1 tbspFenugreek seeds-1 tbsp

Idli rice-after soakingIdli rice-after soaking

Urad dal-after soakingUrad dal-after soaking

Sea salt, kal uppu- 3 tbspSea salt, kal uppu- 3 tbsp

Add urad dal in a grinder and grind to fine batter.Add urad dal in a grinder and grind to fine batter.

Urad dal / ulutham paruppu batter is ready-After grinding.Transfer this batter to a bowlUrad dal / ulutham paruppu batter is ready-After grinding

Then add idli rice in a grinder and grind to fine batterAdd idli rice in a grinder and grind to fine batter

Idli rice batter is ready-After grinding, Transfer this batter to a bowlIdli rice batter is ready

In a large vessel add urad dal, idli rice batter & salt mix well. Once idli batter is ready cover it, leave it for fermentation for 8 hours.In a large vessel add urad dal, idli rice batter & salt mix well. Once idli batter is ready cover it, leave it for fermentation for 8 hours.

Soft spongy idli batter is ready-After fermentationSoft spongy idli batter is ready-After fermentation

Heat traditional idli vessel with water, let it boil, cover idli plates with wet soft cotton cloth then pour batterHeat traditional idli vessel with water, let it boil, cover idli plates with wet soft cotton cloth then pour batter

Fill all cavity, place it in an idli vessel, cover it and steam it for 10 min.Fill all cavity, place it in an idli vessel, cover it and steam it for 10 min.

After steaming perfectly cooked idlis- Sprinkle 2 tbsp of water over the idlis & unwrapIdli rice - 4 cups

How to unwrap soft idis from cloth easily:- Hold the edges of the cloth & gently shakeIdli rice - 4 cups

Almost [ ¾ th] doneIdli rice - 4 cups

Transfer idlis to a bowlTransfer idlis to a bowl

Soft spongy idis are ready, serve hot with chutney and sambarSoft spongy idis are ready, serve hot with chutney and sambar

Kushboo idly or Malligai poo idly, jasmine idli with idli podiKushboo idly or Malligai poo idly with idli podi


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