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Rice and Moong Dal Idli


Nutritious Green Chutney 

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The rice and dal combination of this idli in quite nutritious as it provides complete proteins.

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Makes 16 idlis
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1/2 cup rice (chawal)
1/2 cup green moong dal (split green gram)
1/4 tsp fenugreek (methi) seeds (optional)
1/2 cup carrot , grated
1/2 cup spring onion whites and greens , finely chopped
1 tsp fruit salt
salt to taste

For Serving
nutritious green chutney

  1. Soak the rice, moong dal and fenugreek seeds in water for 5 to 6 hours.
  2. Grind the soaked ingredients in a mixer and transfer the mixture into a bowl.
  3. Add the carrots, spring onion whites, spring onion greens and salt and mix well.
  4. Just before steaming, add the fruit salt to the batter and pour 2 tsp of water over it.
  5. When the bubbles form, mix gently.
  6. Put a little batter into each greased idli mould and steam in a steamer for 10 minutes or till the idlis are cooked.
  7. Cool slightly, demould and serve immediately with nutritious green chutney.

Handy tip:

  1. The idli is done when a toothpick or a knife inserted in its center comes out clean.
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Reviewed September 18, 2012by Vinita_Raj

Nice soft idlis for breakfast. Rice and moong dal form an ideal balance of carbs and protein.

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Reviewed April 26, 2013by Foodie #581216


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