Easy Recipe for Masala Idli

This is a Recipe for preparing at home Masala Idli. This is the famous South Indian Masala Idli, simplified and given in a step by step manner, made easy for the new homemaker.

South Indian Masala Idli Preparation Time: 60 Minutes
Serves: 36 Masala Idlis

For Idli Batter

 2 Cup thick Rice or (boiled rice)
1 Cup Black Gram

For Mixing
2 Table spoon Gram Dal (soak in the Water for 2-3 hours)
1 Table spoon Black Gram Dal (soak in the water for 2-3 hours)
4-5 Green Chilies
½” Ginger
½ Cup Carrot and Beans (cut in small pieces)

The famous South Indian Masala Idli recipe simplified
Masala Idli

For Tadka
2 Table spoon Oil
1 Tea spoon Mustard seeds
¼ Tea spoon Asafoetida
8-10 Curry Leaves
Salt to taste
Oil for Idli

Soak the Rice and the Black Gram Dal separately for  8-10 hours. Grind in the mixer. Mix it well and keep it aside for 8-10 hours.

Heat the Oil, prepare Tadka, and keep it aside for the cooling.

Cut the Vegetables, grind the Green Chilies, chop the Ginger.

Mix the Vegetables, Gram Dal, Black Gram Dal, Green Chilies, Ginger, Tadka and Salt in the Idli batter.

Steam in Idli stands, according to manufacturer’s directions. For this type of Idlis there is no need for the Chutney or the Samber.

By Sujata Nerurkar

I am an Expert Indian Chef, Food Columnist and Adviser. I write on food and recipes on my site and conduct cooking, candle making, chocolate making, dry cleaning, decoration and other art classes. The recipes and food themes given by me are unique and original and appear regularly in numerous reputed periodicals, newspapers and magazines.

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