Podi Idli

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Total Time:
4.5 hours
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

Idli makes for an amazing breakfast item, and Podi idli makes for an even more delicious and tangy and filling breakfast item. This vegetarian, quick and easy microwaved snacks recipe is one of the easiest to make, whether you have store-bought idli or homemade idli podi powder. To make idlis, whole urad dal, parboiled rice and red rice need to be washed and soaked with fenugreek seeds separately for a minimum time of 4 hours. After that, the ingredients need to be ground into a coarse batter, while adding enough salt. Mix it well and allow it to ferment.

To make the idlis, the microwave idli plate needs to be greased and a teaspoon of idli batter needs to be added, before being cooked on ‘high’ for a full minute and removed from the pan and kept aside. Then, take heated oil microwave safe bowl before adding curry leaves, urad dal and mustard seeds, the cooked mini idlis and Parippu podi and tossing them. Cook in the microwave on ‘medium’ for a full minute. Serve them hot and delicious!

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  • 1.5 cup - red rice
  • 1/2 cup - parboiled rice
  • 1/2 cup - whole urad dal (without skin)
  • 1/2 tsp - fenugreek seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • To season:
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - urad dal
  • A few curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - paruppu podi

How to Make Podi Idli

  • Wash and soak the red rice, parboiled rice and whole urad dal with fenugreek seeds separately for at least 4 hours.
  • Grind as bit coarse batter with enough water in a grinder and add enough salt, mix well and let it ferment.
  • While making the idlis, grease the microwave idli plate and pour a teaspoon of idli batter, cook it for a minute on high.
  • Once done, remove the mini idlis from the pan and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a microwave safe bowl and add mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves, heat it for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the mini idlis, paruppu podi to the tempered spices, toss everything.
  • Keep the bowl in the microwave oven and cook for another minute on medium.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe