Sunday, February 17, 2008

Thatte Idlis/Plate Idli


Urad dal-2 cups
Long Grain Rice-4 cups
Hing-a pinch


Soak Urad dal and Rice seperately for 5-6 hours.Soak Avalakki for 10-15mins before grinding.Grind each of the items seperately.Uraddal should be ground to a paste.You can add hing now to urad dal while its grinding.Rice should be ground a little coarse like a rava consistency.Grind avalakki to a paste.
Mix all together and let it ferment overnight.Add salt before putting the batter on idli plate.Steam for 12-15mins.Serve with Chutney and Onion Sambar with a little ghee on top of idlis.If you have uddina vada/bonda it will be all the more delicious and enjoyable.


vimmi said...

Looks great. Are idli palets similar to idli stands?

Shisishru said...

Yes,a plate idli stand.

Meera said...

Looks wonderful. I loved that stand too.

Alpa said...

wow, that looks delicious! in gujarat, we use that stand to make dhoklas.

Ramki said...


I've blogged your idli as a model recipe in the 1001 Idli cookbook at

/Thanks for the interesting recipe

Roopa said...

Wow rupa:)Thank you for the tip and I liked this plate idli type of idli:) It gives larger proportion of idli yummyy:) I will try with poha as u told. But i dont have light in oven:( But i want to try the poha and cooked rice addition tip. Will let you know,. Right now, I dont have any grinding machines hehe, waiting for my new mixie :)

Anonymous said...

Where can I buy this thatte idly stand online?02

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