Idli Recipes How to Make Idli Batter For Smooth And Soft Idli
Idli is popular for south Indian Breakfast or tiffine or snack.Idli is round shaped and steamed rice cake or lentils cake is one of the very healthiest breakfast recipe in Indian cuisine.you can serve these Idlis are with sambar,rasam and coconut chutney,peanut chutney and also served with green chutney.Basic Idlis are made from Idli rava and Idli rice.Now a days we have many variations in this batter.we can made poha idli,moong dal spinach idli,semiya(Vermicelli) idli,oats idli,Ragi idli,Jowar idli,Rava idli(instant idli with suji rava),Instant idli,kanchipuram idli,instant poha idli,chana dal idli,wheat rava(broken wheat) idli,leftover rice or cooked rice idli,Idli in jackfruit leaves,Sabudana idli,thinai idli,okra idli,banana idli,samvat rice idli(fasting recipe),kodo millet idli,little millet idli,cabbage idli,foxtail millet idli,Idli sandwich,cheese idli,paneer stuffed idli,,egg idlikhothu idli,keema idli,stuffed idli,Chocolate idli
Leftover idli recipes – Masala Idli,Idli manchurian,idli upma,idly fry,idli chaat,chilli idli,Cocktail idli,Malgapodi Idli recipe.
How to Make Idli Batter:
Main ingredients:Urad Dal(Split Black gram)
Cuisine: Indian ,South Indian
Preparation time:6 hrs for soaking,15 hrs for fermentation
Cooking time: 20 min
Serve: 3 to 4
Level of cooking: Easy
Taste: Eat with chutney
Category: Vegetarian Recipe
1 cup rice, rinsed (raw rice or long grain rice or basmati or sona masoori rice or )
⅓ cup whole skinned black lentils (or urad dal)
¼ cup flattened rice
¼ cup cooked rice(Optional)
1/2 tbsp of fenugreek seeds
Salt to taste
Soak urad dal,fenugreek seeds,flattened rice separately and rice separately for 4 to 5 hrs.After 5 hrs drain complete water and grind in grinder jar or wet grinder the dal,fenugreek seeds,flattened rice separately.grind the rice separately.Add some water if need.Transfer into a large container.grind cooked rice also make a batter.mix all batters in one bowl or container.add some salt,mix well together.keep this batter for fermentation for 12-15 hrs.
Grease idli mould with oil. Pour idli batter in the holes. Place in a steamer, and cook for 15-20 minutes. Remove from heat. Leave to cool down slightly. Open steamer, and remove idli from the moulds. Repeat with the rest of the batter.
Using rice cooker:
Grease idli mould with oil. Pour idli batter in the holes.Pour some water(approximately 2 cups) in rice cooker squeeze 2 to 3 drops of lime juice.Place the idli moulds in rice cooker,Cook for 20 minutes and remove outside,serve hot with chutney.
Apply oil on the microwave idli container and pour idli batter into the moulds.Set the microwave for 3 minutes on medium power.When the idlis are prepared, with a help of a knife/Spoon,remove them from the microwave idli container and transfer in a serving bowl,serve hot with chutney.
- Batter consistency ,The batter should not be runny or too thick. Think more like a free flowing pancake batter.
- To make sure that the idli is cooked, insert a toothpick in the idlis. If the batter comes out clean, then the idli has been properly cooked.
- For more fiber, use brown rice instead of white rice – brown rice does create a grainier texture and turns idlis tan rather than their usual white color.
- In boiler/cooker ,Water should not touch idli pans plate otherwise idlis on lower plate may become soggy.
- If you are using pressure cooker do not forget to remove the weight.
- If your adding baking soda,after adding baking soda do not let it sit for more time.add eno salt/baking soda before cooking only, If your cooking idlis in two batches make two different bowls batter and make half part of eno salt(½ tbsp) add half part in 1st batch and add half part to second batch.
Nutrition values and calories of Idli:
How to Make Malgapodi Idli:
Heat the ghee in a pan or tawa, add the 4 tbsps of malgapodi and saute for 0ne minute on a medium flame.Add the idlis, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while tossing occasionally.Change into serving bowl.Serve it hot.
How to Make Chana Dal/Moong Dal Idli:
Soak the chana dal in water for 3 to 4 hrs and manke fine batter.Similarly with rice also.season the batter and make idlis for more information read this Chana Dal Idli recipe
How to Make Vermicelli Idli:
This is an instant recipe we can made vermicelli idlis easy but the taste and texture is different from normal idlis.It contains more nutrition values than normal idlis.We can prefer this idlis for fasting also.For more details click here on Vermicelli Idli Recipe.This is fat free recipe.
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How to Make Oats Idli:
This is no garlic and no onion recipe.you can make this recipe for fasting also.This is fat free recipe.Dry roast the oats and suji rava, make roasted sooji and oats powders you can store this dry idli batter for one week without adding curd and veggies for more information read this Oats Idli recipe.
How to make Ragi idli:
This is also instant idli.Everyone can make easily.You can add oats along with ragi powder for making instant ragi oats idli.This is diabetic friendly recipe.For more information read this
How to Make Jowar Idli:
This is very healthy recipe and diabetic friendly recipe.for more information read this Jowar Idli Recipe
How to Make Instant Poha Idli:
This is south indian breakfast.Poha Idli is very healthy.Made from coarse rava,yogurt,poha.You can pack this for lunch box ,they stay soft for long time also.For more information read this Instant poha Idli Recipe.
How to Make Broken wheat Idli:
Instead of tradition Idlis ,you can make idlis with cracked wheat Rava.Idlis are Super soft and fluffy.Those of you who are looking to reduce rice in your diet ,do try these idlis.For more information read this Broken wheat Idli Recipe.
How to make Cooked Rice Idli Soft and Fluffy Idli with Leftover Rice:
These super-soft idlis are made with a combination of readymade idli rava and cooked rice along with fluffy, wet-ground urad dal.It is easier to prepare this idli compared to the traditional one, as you need to soak wet-grind only the urad dal. It is also a relatively foolproof method that is sure to yield appetizingly white and soft idlis.For more details read this Sago Idli recipe
How to make Thinai Idli Recipe:
Foxtail Millet (Thinai) is a nutritional grain high in calories, protein rich and low-fat. It has a good amount of essential nutrients like calcium, potassium, magnesium and iron. It is also gluten free. They are good for those with diabetes, keeps cholesterol in check and regulates the digestive process.Idli is traditional and very popular breakfast (anytime) dish in South India. This idli made with foxtail millet is very nutritious and healthy.For more details read this thinai idli recipe foxtail millet idli recipe.
How to Make Chocolate Idli and Dosa Recipe:
The cake took less than 15 mins to make from start to finish to see the super spongy cake. This recipe is such a keeper, great for your sudden chocolate cake craving. It is great for people who don’t have a oven, it can be made in a idli steamer or any bowl.For more details read this Chocolate Idli Cake Recipe And Dosa Recipe
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