Idli (Steamed Rice Cakes)

Recipe Description of Idli


2 cupidli rava cream of rice
1 tsp SALT
1 cup urud dal wash

Directions of Idli

Rinse and soak the above ingredients in water for about 6 hours.

Then grind urad dal split in ablender (with adding water in steps).

Add idli rave by sqeezing out water add salt and keep it aside (to ferment )for 12hours.

Take idli plates and place a drop of oil in each idli mould and spread it over theentire mould.

Heat 2 cups of water in a large vessel or pressure cooker and place the filled idliplates and cover with lid.

Heat in high for about 20 minutes.

Remove the plates from the vessel and remove the idlis.Pour 2 tsp of sesame oilwhile serving.

Side dish - Sambar, dosai milagai powder, and coconut chutneyWhile using pressure cooker for making idlis, the steam hole should not becovered by adding the cooker weight. Steam should escape freely. ( You can see these side dishes in Dal and Chutneys)

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