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Podi Idli Recipe

Podi Idli is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Friday, 29 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Microwave Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
4 hours
Servings :
Serves 3
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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:

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


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