Black Rice Idli Dosai – Black rice (Oryza Sativa) also goes by the name Forbidden rice or Purple rice (kavuni arisi in Tamil) is one healthy wholegrain. Despite of the name, which may sound scary with darker look it has nothing to do with taste or nutrition….its just like any other rice with extra nutrition packed & a beautiful purple…
Description: Finding ideas for kid’s lunch box is one of the challenging tasks for many, especially if the kids are very fussy. My son who’s a picky eater somewhat seems to like these mini idlis, gave a green signal to pack it for his school lunch. Here is what I packed ….Mini Idlis tossed in little Milagai podi with grated…
Quinoa pronounced as Keen-wa /Kin-wa is grain like seed which is packed with nutrition. I’ve been trying to incorporate this in our Indian cooking and found Idlis are the best way to introduce this new grain. Its quite mild when made this way and doesn’t interfere much with the taste. You can gradually adjust the proportion to 1:1 once you…
A huge pack of Idli rava was sleeping in my pantry.., guess it might be the same with many of you too. I couldn't think of anything productive other than turning them to Hotel Idlis. Well, home made idlis with regular idli rice are whiter, spongy and soft. Whereas these Rava idlis…when steamed turn out to be slightly yellowish, soft but bulgy. They turn out to be like the ones which we get in restaurants. Mostly these are kind of staple in many telugu households but to us or atleast me they remind me of hotel idlis.
The infuriating thing about cooking is that sometimes you cook more than you need because you never know exactly how to allocate for each person and this gets worse if you have guests. We get overwhelmed with thoughts of running out of food and end up making more. So, definitely bound to have leftovers. And if there's any king of all leftovers, then it would be none other than Idlis….
Ragi (finger millet) a excellent source of proteins, good for diabetic peoples..pediatricians recommend ragi food for infants of six months and over because of its high nutritional content, especially calcium.Finger millet can be ground and cooked into cakes, puddings or porridge..My mom used to prepare them as idlies n they tastes awesome, i never tried them here..tried sterday for dinner n its turns soo good..wish to share with u all..here we go..
Finger millet Idli/Kezhvaragu Idli
Greengrams r full of proteins, if they r sprouted no doubt they will be very healthy..tried it out as idlies with sprouted moongdal, just to give a change to our usual idlies..healthy, steamed, soft Idlies.. real dinner r breakfast with plenty of proteins..just start sprouting green gram three days before,for sprouting just follow the way Mullai did…http://www.spiceindiaonline.com/sprouting
Paasiparuppu Idli/Sprouted greengram Idli/Pachaipayiru Idli
Looking for soft idlis and Crispy dosais??? Here are a few tips to makeÂ flawless batter which yields best results.
Measurements: Whatever cup you use, its always 4 cups Idli rice : 1.5 cup Urad dal : 4 tsp salt. May include few additions listed below to boost the fermenting process and yield better quantity and quality.
1/2 tsp of fenugreek seeds helps to yield softer idlis.
2 tsp of cooked rice helps with better fermentation.
2 tsp of pre-soaked poha / aval helps for making softer idlis.
Idli is a traditional breakfast item very common in Southern India. It is prepared by steaming the batter made with rice and ulundu.