04 Jul

Soft Sambhar Idlies with Rettai Kili Idli Rice

Ingredient:
For Rice:
Rettai Kili idli rice – 2 cups
Urd dal – 1/2 cup
Poha – 1/4 cup
Salt to taste.

For Sambhar:
Arhar ki dal – 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil – 2 tsp
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves – 10-12
Onion – 1 cup (chopped)
Tomato – 1 cup (chopped)
Sambhar masala – 2 tbsp
Brinjal – 1 (chopped)
Tamarind pulp – 2 tbsp

Method: For Rice Batter
1. Wash and soak Rettai Kili rice poha and urd dal separately for 4-5 hours.
2. Drain and blend in a blender together with salt and poha till smooth.
3. Transfer the batter in a big vessel and cover and keep to ferment for 6-8 hours.
4. Grease the idli molds and pour the batter in each mold.
5. Steam the idlies for 15-20 minutes, till done.

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