Friday, September 4, 2009

Sponge Idly


Rice 4 cups
Urad dhal 1 cup
Fenugreek 2 tsp
salt and oil as required


1.Soak rice for 3 hours
2.Soak urad dhal for 45 minutes.
Soak fenugreek separately.
3.Grind urad dhal with fenugreek into a smooth paste.
Grind the rice coarsely.
4.Add the urad dhal batter to the rice batter with salt.
Let the grinder run for 2 to 3 minutes.
5.Keep it in a warm place for about 8-9 hours for fermentation.
Fermentation is the key step in making sponge idlis.
6.Grease idli moulds with oil and fill batter in each mould.
Steam cook for about ten minutes.
7.Remove the idlis with the help of spoon.
Side dish for this idli can be sambar,chutney (coconut,onion) &
idli chilli powder.

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