Thursday, June 26, 2014

Red Rice Idly Version 2

This is slightly different from previous version.We add little oats here while making the idly batter:Click to see Red Rice Idly Version 2

  • Parboiled red rice - 3 cups
  • Urad dhal - 1 cup
  • Methi seeds - 2 teaspoons
  • Oats - 1/4 cup
  • Crystal salt - 1 teaspoon

Step 1 - Soaking
  • Wash red rice, urad dhall thoroughly.Soak them along with oats and methi seeds for 8 hours

Step - 2: Grinding and Fermenting
  • Take soaked items little by little in a mixer.Grind it to a smooth batter using little cold water
  • Make sure to add water little by little at regular intervals and mix well with the spatula that comes along with mixer.The batter must be fluffy
  • Once done take it out and transfer it to a big vessel
  • Put salt and mix well using your palms
  • Allow it to ferment for atleast 6 hours.The batter level will be raised
Step 3 - Making idlis
  • Grease idly plates and fill each of them with 3/4th full of batter
  • Steam cook for 20 minutes.This idly takes more time than regular ones
  • Once done remove it carefully using a wet spoon
Serve hot with Mint Coriander Chutney