Mixed Dal Idli

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Total Time:
4-8 hours
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1/2 cup - tur dal
  • 1/2 cup - channa dal
  • 1/2 cup - urad dal
  • 1/2 cup - moong dal
  • 6 - green chillies
  • 1 cup - grated fresh coconut
  • 1 cup - chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/4 cup - vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • a pinch - Asafoetida
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Mixed Dal Idli

  • Soak all dals together for 3-4 hours. Grind dals in a mixer with green chillies coarsely, with just enough water to resemble the idli batter.
  • Add coconut and coriander leaves to the batter.
  • Heat oil and add mustard seeds and asafoetida.
  • When seeds splutter, add this to the batter and the salt.
  • Grease idli moulds, spoon in the batter and steam for 15 mins.
  • Serve hot or cold with yogurt or ghee.