Kanchipuram Idli

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Total Time:
8.5 hours
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Kanchipuram Idli

  • Soak the rice, dal and fenugreek in water for 2 hours. Drain.
  • Grind the mixture into a paste.
  • Add as little water as is necessary to facilitate grinding.
  • Grind the pepper, cumin seeds, asafoetida into a fine powder.
  • Cut the ginger into small pieces.
  • Add spices, ginger, salt, curd and ghee to the paste.
  • Mix thoroughly and allow the mixture to stand for 12 hours.
  • If necessary, add sufficient water to make the dough pourable into idli plates or steamer cups.
  • Steam for 30 mins.
  • Serve with chutney.