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Friday, March 25, 2011

Soft Idli | Breakfast Recipes!

Idli is a popular breakfast/tiffin in South India. I know I am too late in posting this, I thought I had already posted this plain idli. But I have posted previously Masala IdliThalicha Idli, Chillied Idli and Rava Idli.


These Idlis are soft, you can also say Mallipoo Idli.

Ingredients
Idli Rice/ இட்லி அரசி - 5 cups(see notes)
Whole Urad dal/ முழு உளுத்தம்  பருப்பு- 1 cup
Fenugreek seeds/வெந்தயம் - 1- 2 tspns
Salt/ உப்பு

Preparation Method
Soak all the ingredients except salt for 6-8 hours in water. You can also soak rice separately and dals separately.
Grind it to coarse or fine paste with water in a mixer/grinder.
If you soaking separately, grind urad dal first to fine paste and then grind rice. Add salt and mix well by laddle or hand.
Leave it outside overnite for fermentation.
Grease idli plates with நல்ல எண்ணை/ Gingely Oil. Pour the batter and close the lid. Steam it for 12-15 mins. Check with a spoon or fork. If it comes out clean. Off the stove.
Allow it to cool a bit and then remove from the plates.

Delicious Soft Idlis are ready to Serve. Enjoy it with Sambar or Chutney.

Notes/Tips
1. You can keep only required amount of batter outside for fermentation and balance in fridge. Can use the same batter for Dosas too.
2. You can also use the ratio 4:1.
3. Idli rice - it is available in all indian stores and mustafa.
4. For Dosa and idli fermentation is vimportant.
5. I have grinded in Mixie, so add ice water so mixie is not hot.

17 comments:

Priya Sreeram on March 25, 2011 at 7:19 PM said...

they look like flower soft and the name is perfect !

Prathima Rao on March 25, 2011 at 8:05 PM said...

Delicious & soft idlis!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

RAKS KITCHEN on March 25, 2011 at 8:13 PM said...

Wow,looks so soft and cute with that ribbon bundled ;)

GEETHA ACHAL on March 25, 2011 at 8:20 PM said...

Wow...Cute idly...with ribbon...so nice...

Smita and Rekha on March 25, 2011 at 8:20 PM said...

yummi looking and soft idles...

Premalatha Aravindhan on March 25, 2011 at 8:24 PM said...

Idly really luks soft like maligai poo sara,cute presentation.

Krithi's Kitchen on March 25, 2011 at 9:48 PM said...

Cute and soft idlies.. Yummy..

http://krithiskitchen.blogspot.com
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Kurinji on March 25, 2011 at 10:21 PM said...

Wow soft idlies and beautiful presentation Sara....
Kurinjikathambam
Event : HRH-Puffed Rice

Ila on March 25, 2011 at 10:26 PM said...

wonderful and presented beautifully :)

jeyashrisuresh on March 25, 2011 at 10:41 PM said...

very soft and yummy idlis.Cute presentation.

SravsCulinaryConcepts on March 25, 2011 at 10:42 PM said...

So soft and cute idlies !!

Jay on March 26, 2011 at 12:02 AM said...

truly tempting...nice click saras..
Tasty Appetite

Torviewtoronto on March 26, 2011 at 12:43 AM said...

looks delicious soft idlies

Priya on March 26, 2011 at 3:03 AM said...

Super soft idlies looks wonderful..

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) on March 26, 2011 at 4:36 AM said...

Looks absolutely mouthwatering ...lovely n soft idlis
Sanyukta
http://creativesanyukta.blogspot.com/

? on March 26, 2011 at 4:41 AM said...

Another favourite!

Tina on March 26, 2011 at 1:57 PM said...

my all time fav...looks soft n delicious.

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