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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Kanchipuram Idli Recipe / Kanjeevaram Idli - Easy South Indian Breakfast


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Kanchipuram Idli
Method
Idli rice - 2 cup
Urad dal - 1 cup
Whole pepper - 2 tsp
Jeera/cumin - 2 tsp
Ginger powder - 1 & 1/2 tsp
Chopped curry leaves - few
Curd - 1/2 cup
Salt - as required
Ghee - 2 tbsp
Oil - 2 tbsp
Method
Soak rice & dal separately for 3hrs.
Grind dal to a nice fluffy batter & rice to a rawa consistency semi thick batter.
Mix all above ingredients except curd,oil & ghee,leave it overnight to ferment.
Before making the idly mix the curd,hot oil & ghee to the batter.
Traditionally this idly is poured in a greased flat cooker plate or  greased steel/aluminium tumblers & steamed for 15 to 20minutes till cooked.
If you don't have it just steam it in regular idly plates.
Serve it with any chutney you like.
Note:
a) Soaked handful of channal dal can be added.
b) You can also temper the pepper,jeera,curry leaves & cashew nut in ghee & then add to the batter.
c) These Idlis taste delicious when consumed after 1 hour from making.

Courtesy:Pavithra

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