Uppu Urundai

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - Raw rice (soaked for 2-3 hours)
  • 1 tsp - Urad dal
  • 1 tsp - Channa dal
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard seeds
  • 2 to 3 - Red chillies
  • 1/4 cup - Grated coconut
  • 2 tsp - Oil
  • Asafoetida
  • Salt to taste
  • A few curry leaves

How to Make Uppu Urundai

  • Drain the soaked rice and grind into a dosa-batter like consistency with enough salt.
  • In a kadai, heat the oil. Add the mustard and asafoetida.
  • After the seeds start to splutter, add the urad dal, channa dal, curry leaves and split red chillies.
  • Saute till they turn golden brown.
  • Then, add the grated coconut and saute for a few seconds.
  • Now, put the batter into the kadai and stir well.
  • Now, get the stove to simmer and keep stirring till the entire mixture can be slipped off the kadai.
  • At this stage, turn off the stove and allow it to cool for 2-3 mins.
  • Apply some oil in your palms and make small balls out of the mixture.
  • Now spread the balls on the idli plate and steam it for 10 mins.
  • Serve hot.