|1 cup||Raw rice|
|1 cup||Idli rice|
|½ cup||Urad dal|
|1 tsp||Fenugreek seeds|
|½ cup||Moong dal|
|½ cup||Grated coconut|
|1 T||Cardamom powder(optional)|
Soak both rice n Urad dal with fenugreek seeds separately atleast for 5 hrs.. drain it and grind the rice coarsely n urad dal to soft..mix both to form the thick batter(batter must be thick coz while baking, we will add sugar so that batter may become watery, if its not thicker it might be very hard to bake them). Let the batter to double their volume(fermentation) else preheat ur oven to 350 F n put off, keep the batter in the oven for 6 hours.
Roast the moong dal. Add the cardamon powder (optional) , sugar to the batter n mix them well, now batter will be like Idli batter..Grease the idli plates n fill them with the batter, springle the moong dal n the grated coconut.Bake them for 10 minutes, once done remove them from the plates.
Olaiappam is done..can eat without any side r else with chutney..olaiappams can be stored in fridge for 2 days, heat them in microwave before serves..
Yield:20 olaiappams approximately.