Sunday, September 29, 2013

Green gram Idli

1 cup green gram - soaked overnight
1 cup idli rava
1/2 cup black dal(uddina bele) - soaked overnight
1 tbsp mustard seeds - soaked overnight
1/2 cm ginger
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
4-5 sprigs of coriander
1/2 tsp baking soda

1) Grind green gram, black dal, mustard seeds, ginger, cumin seeds, coriander leaves with water.
2) Add idli rava and mix it into a thick idli batter like consistency.
3) Keep it aside and allow it to ferment. Add baking soda to the batter and check for salt.
4) Grease idli moulds with oil.  Fill the idli moulds with batter.
5) In a pressure cooker/steamer bring a glass of water to boil. Place the idli stand in it. Lower to medium heat. Cover and cook for 12-15 mins. Pierce a fork through the idli to check if it done (if done, it will come out clean).
Serve with chutney :)

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