Instant idli with step by step pictures and video recipe.Happy new year to all, I wish and pray for success and prosperity to follow in this new year.
Let me start my first post of this year with a healthy note. We all know steamed food and that too if it happens to be idli it is very good and healthy. But making idli need a batter which involves a long procedure of soaking, grinding and fermenting. Many people complain about not getting soft idli and hence they avoid making the batter at home.
Preparation time: 10 mins
cooking time 15 mins
Recipe type: breakfast/dinner
Recipe Cuisine: Indian
makes: 10 idlis
- Idli rava- 1 cup
- poha/aval-1\2 cup ( thin variety)
- yogurd/curd- 1 cup (sour curd)
- bakig soda- 1\4 tsp ( optional)
- water-as needed
- salt- to taste
1.Coarsely powder the poha.Add curd to it and keep for 2 mins.
2.Add idli rava to it.Add in salt and baking soda. add water and make a dropping consistency batter. Keep for another 2-3 mins.
3.Grease idli pan, pour batter into it and steam cook it.
4.When done remove from heat and demould from the idli plate.
serve hot with sambar, chutney or both.