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Oats and Celery Idli Recipe

Oats and Celery Idli is a popular Indian Breakfast
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On :
Friday, 20 May, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Breakfast Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1 cup - semolina( preferably course)
  • 1 cup - rolled oats
  • 1 cup - yogurt
  • 1.25 cup - buttermilk
  • 2 stalk - Coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp - bicarbonate of soda
  • 3 big stalks - Celery (about 12 cm in length)
  • 2 - Dried red chilli
  • Salt, to taste
  • For the seasoning:
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Urad Dal
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 4 to 5 - cashew nuts, broken into pieces
  • 2 tsp - oil
  • How to Make Oats and Celery Idli:

    1. Powder the rolled oats coarsely in a blender. Wash and chop the celery sticks and puree it along with the dried red chillies.
    2. Mix together the oats, semolina, pureed celery, salt and bicarbonate of soda in a large bowl.
    3. To prepare the seasoning heat the oil in a pan, add mustard, urad dhal, cumin seeds and cashew nuts. When the dhal and nuts are light brown in colour, add the seasoning to the flour mixture and mix well.
    4. Now add the yogurt, buttermilk and finely chopped coriander leaves and mix well to make a batter. Immediately pour the idli batter in the greased idli moulds and steam it. This would be a perfect breakfast or dinner with coconut almond chutney .
    5. Recipe courtesy: Taste of Pearl City


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