by Geetha venkatesan
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Navadhanya idlis is truly an innovative idli recipe prepared from a healthy batter comprising of rice, lentils, wheat flour sesame seeds, til oil and seasonings. The idlis are browinsh in color and best paired with coconut chutney.
- Heat a tava and dry roast the wheat till golden brown. Keep aside.
- In the same tava, roast the rice, toovar, moong, chana, sesame seeds and vaal separately and keep aside to cool.
- Combine all the roasted ingredients along with turmeric powder and blend in a mixer to a coarse powder.
- Transfer in a bowl , add the sesame oil and enough water to make a thick batter and keep aside.
- Blend the soaked urad in a mixer till smooth and fluffy and add to the coarse powder and mix well.
- Add the salt, mix well and keep aside for four hours for fermenting.
- Grease the idli moulds and pour a spoonful of batter in moulds and steam in an idli steamer for 15-20 minutes or till cooked.
- Serve hot.
This recipe was contributed by Geetha venkatesan on 11 Oct 2011
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