Idlis and Peanut Chutney..(Family Breakfast)
To prepare batter for Idlis
Rice – 3 cups
Urad dal (Split black gram) – 1 cup
Sugar – 1 tsp
Cooked rice – 1/2 cup
1.Wash and soak rice and urad dal together in enough water for atleast 6 hours,wash again and drain.Then transfer into mixer wet jar along with cooked rice and sugar and grind until soft almost like soft semolina to touch with enough water.Do not add too much of water.Grind in two batches ,and transfer into a container with enough extra space to ferment cover tightly and keep overnight.
2.The next morning take how much batter you need and add a pinch of baking soda powder and salt and 2 tbsp of water mix well.
3.Grease the idli trays with a drop of oil on each space and pour the idli batter into it place all together into the stand and steam in the idli cooker or pressure cooker WITHOUT weight or WHISTLE…for 10 mins.Turn off heat let stand for 4-5 mins and remove with a spoon into a hotbox or any container with lid and serve hot with chutney or sambar.
Tasty and healthy breakfast…South Indian Special.
Can be served with fresh coconut chutney and sambar.
For peanut chutney ref Peanut chutney With Dry Chilis in chutneys and pickles category.