Sunday, August 19, 2007

Kancheevaram Idlis

1.Boild rice 3 cups
2.Urad dal 1-1/4 cup
3.Mustard seeds 1 tsp
4.Green chillies 2
5.Asafoetida little
6.Salt to taste
7.Cashew nuts 10 broken
8.Oil as needed

1.Soak rice in hot water for four hours and grind well.
2.Soak urad dal in cold water for four hours and grind well separately.
3.Mix the two and allow to ferment overnight with salt.
4.The next morning mix batter well.
5.Heat 2 tblsp.oil and fry mustard seeds,chopped green chillies
asafoetida and cashewnuts.
Pour this over the batter and mix well.
6.Pour into the idli moulds and steam cook for 10 minutes.
7.Serve with coconut chutney.

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