Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Steamed Rice Dumplings: My100th Post :)

                       Idli Rava: 1 cup
                       Water: 2.5 cups
                       Coconut Powder: 1/2 cup
                       Ginger: 1 tspn grated
                       Green chilli: 2-3 chopped finely
                       Oil: 1 tbspn
                       Urad dal: 1 tbspn
                       Mustard Seeds: 1 tspn
                       Methi Seeds:  1/4 tspn
                       Curry leaves: 4-5 chopped finely
                       Coriander leaves: 1 handful chopped
                       Salt to taste

                1. Heat oil in a pan and add oil. Add mustard seeds and allow it to splutter then add urad dal and fry till light brown in color.
                2. Add methi seeds, curry leaves, green chilli and ginger. fry for 30 sec.
                3. Now add 2.5 cups water and allow it to boil.
                4. Add idli rava, salt and stir continously until the water has evaporated. 
                5. Add coconut powder and chopped coriander leaves. Mix well. Switch off the flame.
                6. Let it cool a bit and apply oil on your palms and make small balls out of the dough and make a hole in the middle.
                7. Grease idli plates and arrange these small balls then steam cook for 10 mins like idlis. 
                8. Serve hot with Chutney. 

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