Sunday, February 17, 2008

Thatte Idlis/Plate Idli










Ingredients

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

Method

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.

7 comments:

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...

Hi,

I've blogged your idli as a model recipe in the 1001 Idli cookbook at
http://ramkicooks.blogspot.com

/Thanks for the interesting recipe
Ramki

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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