Thursday, March 25, 2010

Extra Soft Idly

  1. Raw rice - 1 cup
  2. Urad dal – ¾ cup
  3. Cooked rice – ¾ cup
  4. Water – ¾ cup
  5. Salt – as required
  1. Soak raw rice and urad dal for 2 to 3 hrs.
  2. Grind urad dal and cooked rice to a fine paste by adding ½ cup water.
  3. Coarse grind raw rice with water so that it have small granules.
  4. Mix it well with the above paste.
  5. Let the mixture sit for about 10 to 12 hrs in a warm place for fermentation.
  6. Add salt and mix.
  7. Grease idli molds with oil and then pour the batter.
  8. Cook in the steamer for about 15-20 min.
  9. When it cools remove with a knife.


  1. They look so soft and gorgeous!

  2. First time here...Idli looks soooo soft and yummy..Nice clicks too.

  3. Wonderful clicks !!! looks really soft ..
    This is the way v used 2 make too...

  4. Hi, idli looks so soft and beautiful clicks too...

  5. Wow!! that looks so soft and yummy....i m hungry for some now...
    Thanx for stopping by Vazhayila.

  6. Post your chutney recipe too ,they look so yummy on the idli

  7. I just had idli 2 days ago. Great presentation!

  8. Wow.. I am loving the pic for sure even if I am not a big fan of idli. :)

    Guess I am here for the first time and should say you have started great. Welcome to food blogging and expecting to see more drool worthy recipes and pics from you. Keep it going.

    You are most welcome to my sites as well. Do peep in sometime.


  9. Wow..mouthwatering

  10. Yummy Idlis. I made it and it was really soft.
    Only thing is it made only 26 idlis.
    Grinding urad dal and cooked rice together is new to me. I always grind urad dal separately and then rice and cooked rice together.
    Thanks for sharing .
    Please stop by @