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“South Indian deliciously light rice cakes eaten with sambar and coconut chutney. Check out sambar and coconut chutney on Recipezaar.”
15hrs 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse rice and dal and soak in water for about 2-3 hours.
  2. Grind mixture in a blender, adding enough water to make paste. Add salt and keep it aside to get sour for 12 hours.
  3. Take idli plates and place a drop of oil in each idli mould and spread it over the entire mould.
  4. Heat 2 cups of water in a large vessel or pressure cooker and place the filled idli plates and cover with lid.
  5. Cook on high for about 20 minutes.
  6. Remove the plates from the vessel and remove the idlis.
  7. Pour 2 tsp of sesame oil while serving.
  8. Side dish - Sambar, dosai milagai powder, and coconut chutney.

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