Kancheepuram Idli


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This is one of the wonderful recipe of south india which is enjoyed throughout india.

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Kancheepuram Idli recipe - How to make Kancheepuram Idli

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  1. Heat a pan, add the semolina and roast till it turns pink in colour.
  2. Remove and keep aside.
  3. In the same pan, heat the oil and add the mustard seeds, chana dal, urad dal and curry leaves.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the cashewnuts, peppercorn and green chillies and saute for 2 minutes.
  5. Remove and add this to the semolina along with other ingredients and mix well.
  6. Cover and keep aside for 45 minutes.
  7. Pour spoonful of batter into greased idli moulds and steam in an idli steamer for 15-20 minutes.
  8. Serve hot with coconut chutney, green chutney or sambhar.

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This recipe was contributed by padams on 26 Sep 2011

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