Idli – इडली; is a traditional breakfast in South India, but it is now taken in almost all over India; very easy to make and also easily digest too. Idli is made up by steaming a fermented rice and skinned and split black gram batter. It is usually served with sāmbhar and coconut chutney.
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- Wash and soak rice (चावल) and Skinned and split black gram (धूलि उड़द दाल) separately for 4-5 hours in water.
- Drain water from rice (चावल) and Skinned and split black gram (धूलि उड़द दाल). Grind Skinned and split black gram (धूलि उड़द दाल) to a fine smooth paste, and the rice (चावल) a little coarse (enough to feel a texture, like fine sand).
- Mix the two grated ingredients with salt and enough water to form a batter of dropping consistency.
- Leave this batter in a warm place for overnight to ferment to a spongy batter.
- Garnish your idli steamer stand with oil and place this batter over it and steam idli’s.
- Serve hot with coconut chutney and Sāmbhar.
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