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Idli recipe (South Indian recipe)

Idli recipe made with rice and urad dal paste is a popular south Indian recipe and ideal breakfast. It is like a sponge cake and is also nutritious from the taste and health point of view. Being incredibly low in calories, it is loved by people of all ages and classes. learn How to make Idli with pressure cooker in this article.

Idli is served hot with coconut chutney and sambar. Today we are telling you how to make idli in a pressure cooker, how to temper idli and other tips related to it. read also.

Idli recipe

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Preparation time              15 minutes

Extra soaking time           4 hours

Cook time                           45 minutes

total time                            60 minutes

Serve                                    05 members

Difficulty level                   Easy

Cuisine                                 South Indian recipe

Course                                  Breakfast

Ingredients for Idli recipe

(1 cup = 200 grams)

Rice                                        400 grams

mustard seeds                  1/2 tsp

baking soda                        01 pinch

curry leaves                        8-10

Urad dal                               100 grams

Salt                                         as per taste

Oil                                           1 tbsp (for applying in the idli stand)

Prepare idli batter

  • In a large bowl, soak the rice according to the above-mentioned quantity and in another vessel, also soak the urad dal (lentils) for 4 hours.
  • After 4 hours, drain the excess water from both bowls with the help of a sieve.
  • After draining the excess water from both the bowls, grind them coarsely with a food processor.
  •  Mix these two together, add salt according to taste, add a little 01 pinch of baking soda, curry leaves, and mustard seeds.
  • Mix the mixture well and rest it in a warm place for about 12 hours.
  • Leave the mixture to ferment, you will see that the mixture doubles after fermentation.

How to make Idli with pressure cooker

  • Now your idli batter is ready.

How to make Idli Recipe

  • Mix this solution well, if the mixture is too thick, then add little water, do not make it too wet otherwise it will not become spongy.

How to make Idli with pressure cooker

  • Now you have to pour the batter into the idli stand, but before pouring the batter, apply grease to the mesh plates of the stand, and fill the stand with batter.
  • Although there are many traditional utensils for making idli, I make it with a pressure cooker. You can also make it with a pressure cooker.
  • Clean the pressure cooker thoroughly and put it on the gas and add two glasses of water and let it heat up.
  • Now put the stand full of batter in the cooker and remove the whistle and close the lid.
  • Increase the flame to high and cook for about 9-10 minutes.
  • After this time, heat the cooker from the gas. With no whistle, you can open the lid immediately.

How to make Idli with pressure cooker

  • Remove the lid and take out the stand.

Idli recipe

  • After about 15-20 seconds, take out the idlis with the help of a knife and keep them on a plate.
  • Grease the stand again and prepare the remaining idlis by filling the batter.

How to serve

South Indian recipe

  • Your idli is ready, you can eat it both hot and cold.
  • If you serve cold idlis then sambar is hot with it. Serve it with coconut chutney, hot sambar, and red hot chutney. Read more
  • If you like fried idli then heat some oil, add mustard seeds and curry leaves and fry it lightly.

Important tips

  • If you want the idli to be completely white, wash the rice 3-4 times before grinding it.
  • Grease the stand properly, this will prevent the batter from sticking and will be easy to drain.

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