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Red Rice Idli Recipe


Mar 16, 2018

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

Start your day with this power-packed special South Indian Red Rice Idli. This diabetic friendly recipe by Preetha in Tamil is very easy to make. Do give it a try and let us know in the comments below.

INGREDIENTS

    1 cup red rice (boiled rice variety)
    ½ cup bhagar/ vrat ke chawal/ samo rice
    ½ cup short grain rice
    ½ cup urad dal
    ½ tsp methi seeds
    Salt
    Water
    Oil for greasing

DIRECTIONS

Soak both varieties of rice and bhagar together in water with few methi seeds.
Soak urad in water with few methi seeds. Soak for minimum 4 hours.
Use this soaking water while grinding.
Grind urad into a smooth paste.
Place in large container.
Grind rice to a smooth coarse paste.
Add to urad paste. Mix well. Add salt.
Keep in a warm place overnight or for minimum 8 to 10 hrs.
Grease idli plates and pour batter in each plate.
Steam for 10 to 12 minutes or till done.

About Preetha SrinivasanFollow On

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Preetha’s endeavour is to promote south Indian cuisine through her YouTube channel, Dakshin Curry. She absolutely loves curry leaves, and can fit them happily into in any recipe. For those of you who curse the poor thing, dry roast and powder them or use them in your dishes and enjoy the health benefits she says.

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