Friday, January 30, 2009

Idli (Microwave)

Rice (boiled rice) - 4 cups
urad dal - 1 cup
Cooked rice - 1/2 cup
methi seeds (fenugreek) - 1 tsp
salt to taste
appam soda - 2 pinches


- soak rice, urad dal and methi seeds in water for 3 - 4 hours

- grind the rice and dal with the methi seeds until they form a thick and smooth paste

- now grind the cooked rice along with this mixture

- add salt to taste and mix well

- leave them to rest outside overnight

- In the morning add soda to it.

- mix well

- Now grease the microwave idli maker with a drop of oil

- pour a cup of water in the idli stand and leave them to steam in microwave high for 2 minutes

- then place the plates which are greased and filled with idli batter on the stand

- microwave on high for 4 minutes

- standing time - 5 minutes

- Unmould and serve

Refer to for the idli ingredients and making of the idli + procedure

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