Idli is steam cooked. Steaming the batter made from urad dal (black lentil) and rice to a smooth paste and fermented over night. Its often served with chutney, sambar or the idli podi. This is a great breakfast to start off the day. Very filling and satisfying meal.
1.5 cup - Long grain rice
1 cups - Urad dal
1/4 cup - cooked rice
Salt to taste
1) Soak separately rice and urad dal in enough water for atleast 6 hours.
Serve idli with sambar and chutney.
Chutney for idli or dosaIngredients
1/2 cup - grated coconut
2 tbsp - channa dal3 - green chilli, slit in center
5 - curry leaves
3 tbsp - curds
1 tsp - Mustard
4 - curry leaves
3- whole red chilli
1 ) Heat oil in a pan and fry green chilli's. Then add curry leaves and channa dal and fry channa dal till crisp. Take off stove and cool.
2 ) In a grinder, add grated coconut and the fried ingredients. Grind adding curd to it and a little water to a smooth paste. Pour to a serving dish.
3 ) Heat oil and add mustard, curry leaves and whole red chilli. Pour the seasoning over the chutney and serve with idli.