Cucumber idli


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Cucumber idli recipe - How to make Cucumber idli

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  1. Peel the cucumber and grate it. retain the seeds of the cucumber but drain the cucumber water completely.
  2. Squeeze the cucumber to drain out additional water.
  3. Chop up the green chilies and coriander leaves very finely.
  4. Add the idli rava, green chilies, coriander leaves to grated cucumber and mix well. add salt as required.
  5. Even at this point if there is extra cucumber water, drain it out.
  6. Note that the mixture in this case will be coarse and not gooey or watery like a idli batter.
  7. Grease the idli stand and pour the cucumber mixture in each groove.
  8. Steam this in a pressure cooker without whistle for 15 minutes.
  9. the idli can be eaten as is. there is even no need to prepare any chutney or curry or powder.
  10. The idli has the right seasoning, but tastes awesome with some ghee.

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