Kanjeevaram Idli


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Kanjeevaram idli, a south indian idli specialty with an irrestible blend of cumin, peppercorns, curry leaves and grated coconut. The soft and spicy kancheevaram idlis taste superb and are also easy to prepare at home with this simple recipe.

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Makes 15 idlis
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  1. Clean, wash and soak the rice and dal in enough water for 2 to 3 hours.
  2. Drain and blend in a mixer into a coarse batter.
  3. Cover and keep aside to ferment for 8 to 10 hours.
  4. Heat the oil in a pan, add the remaining ingredients and saute for 20 seconds.
  5. Add this to the batter and mix well.
  6. Pour spoonful of batter into greased idli moulds and steam in an idli steamer for 15-20 minutes.
  7. Serve hot with cocunut chutney.
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This recipe was contributed by brsekhar on 26 Sep 2011

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