Idli | Kanchipuram Idli
Kanchipuram Idly is a special recipe of Kanchipuram , which is a holy city in Tamilnadu. This mildly spiced rice cakes tastes delicious with rich aroma. Its very good for health and makes a filling breakfast or dinner. In this recipe, the idly batter is prepared with idly rice, urad dal and tempered with spices. This recipe is a big hit in my family and it tastes excellent with coconut chutney andsambar. Here is the delicious Indian food Kanchipuram Idly recipe..:)
Idly rice - 1 ½ cup
Raw rice - ½ cup
Urad dal - 1 cup
Ghee - 1 tbsp
Mustard - ¼ tsp
Cumin - ½ tsp
Curry leaves - 5 to 6
Red chilly - 1
Grated ginger - 1 tsp
Crushed pepper - 1 tsp
Split urad dal - ½ tsp
Chana dal - 1 tsp
Hing - a pinch
Salt to taste
Wash and soak raw rice, idly rice and urad dal together in water for 5 to 6 hrs or overnight.
Drain out water and grind it in grinder to coarse batter.
Add salt and keep it aside to ferment for atleast 7 to 8 hrs.
Once the batter is fermented, stir well.
Heat ghee in a fry pan.
Temper with mustard, cumin, curry leaves, red chilly, grated ginger, freshly crushed pepper, grated cashew, split urad dal, hing and chana dal.
Add the seasonings to the batter and combine.
Grease the idly plates with sesame oil and pour batter.
Steam cook for 12 to 15 mins.
Remove from flame and allow to cool.
Serve hot with coconut chutney .
Healthy and lipsmacking Kanchipuram Idly is ready to taste now..!