Dahi Idli Recipe

Dahi Idli Recipe

A delicious oil free recipe Dahi Idli


Preparation Time : 8 - 10 hours
Cooking Time : 1 hours
Total Serving : 4
Ingredients For Dahi Idli Recipe :
  • Parboiled rice :     1 cup
  • Split black gram :     1/2 cup
  • Salt to taste :    
  • Skimmed milk yogurt, :     2 cups
  • Honey :     6 tablespoons
  • Green chutney :     2 tablespoons
  • Sweet date and tamar :     2 tablespoons
  • Red chilli powder :     1/4 teaspoon
  • Cumin powder :     1/2 teaspoon
  • Fresh coriander leaves :     2 tablespoons

Preparation Method for Dahi Idli Recipe :

Wash rice and soak in three cups of fresh water for at least two three hours. Wash and soak dal in two cups of water for a similar time. Drain and grind the rice to a slightly coarse texture. Use water as required to make a batter of dropping consistency. Drain and grind the dal, sprinkling water as required to a smooth and spongy batter. Mix both the batters. Sprinkle salt and using your hand mix thoroughly in a whipping motion. Pour batter into a large vessel, close tightly with a lid and rest in a warm place overnight. Heat sufficient water in a steamer. Place a wet muslin cloth on idli stand. Pour a spoonful of the fermented batter into each dent. Place the idli stand in the steamer. Cook for eight to ten minutes or till idlis are done. Meanwhile, mix yogurt and honey well. Place idlis in a serving bowl, drizzle sweetened yogurt, green chutney and sweet chutney. Sprinkle red chilli powder and cumin powder. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve.