Toor Dhal idlis

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Total Time:
10 hours
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 3 cups - Idli rice
  • 1. 5 cups - Toor dal
  • 1/2 cup - Urad dal
  • Salt
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard seeds + urad dal
  • 1/2 tsp - Channa dal
  • 5 - Curry leaves
  • 1/4 cup - Onions (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp - Oil

How to Make Toor Dhal idlis

  • Soak urad dal separately and rice with toor dal for at least 3hours.
  • Grind the urad dal to a soft and fluffy batter.
  • Grind the soaked rice and toor dal as a slightly coarse batter.
  • Mix everything with enough salt.
  • leave overnight for fermentation.
  • While making idlis, heat oil and add mustard seeds, urad dal and channa dal and let them splutter.
  • Add the chopped onions and curry leaves and stir until the onions turns translucent.
  • Add these tempered spices to the toor dal idli batter and give a stir.
  • Grease the idli moulds with oil and pour the toor dal idli batter in the moulds.
  • Steam cook for 10 minutes.
  • Serve hot with hot and spicy gravies or chutneys!
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe