Moong Dal Idlis


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South Indian snacks, while mostly nutritious, are not always suitable for those with high blood sugar. This diabetes-friendly version of Idli replaces rice with wholesome moong dal and vegetables. Relish this popular snack with sizzling hot sambhar or Healthy Coconut Chutney.

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Cooking Time: 10 to 12 minutes
Makes 12 idlis
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  1. Roast the moong dal in a non-stick pan till all the raw smell disappears. Cool and soak in water overnight.
  2. Next day, drain and discard the water. Grind the dal in a mixer to a thick paste using little water if required.
  3. Add the carrots, cabbage, ginger-green chilli paste, besan, coriander and salt and mix well.
  4. Sprinkle the fruit salt on it and then a few drops of water on the fruit salt.
  5. When the bubbles form, mix gently.
  6. Pour the mixture gently into greased idli moulds and steam in a steamer for 10 to 12 minutes till they are done.
  7. Serve hot with healthy coconut chutney.
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