oats idli, ragi idli, pearl millet idli, kodo millet idli, instant idli, ragi rava idli, rava idli, etc.To add to this collection here is another one variety which is made with red rice.Actually, when I bought a pack of red rice first I tried red rice appam then this idli.Both came out well.
Preparation time:5 mins
Soaking time 2 hours
Fermentation time: 8 hours to overnight
Cooking time: 10 minutes for a batch
- Red rice-1 cup
- Idli rice-1 cup
- Urad dal-1\2 cup
- Methi seeds-1\4 tsp
1.Soak both rice together.Dal & methi seeds together for two hours.
2.First grind dal, methi seeds to a fine paste with little water and transfer to a vessel.
3.Then grind rice to a fine paste and transfer the batter to the same vessel.
5.Mix the fermented batter well.Grease idli pan and pour a ladle of batter into each hole of idli plate and steam it.Repeat the same.
Serve hot idli with your favorite chutney or sambar.