Shepu Sweet Idlis ( Know Your Green Leafy Vegetables)

Shepu Sweet Idlis, steamed snack with the sweetness of coconut and jaggery and a mild sharp taste of dill.

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An innovative variant of the traditional steamed idlis, these are sweetened with jaggery! it should ideally be served hot with ghee poured on top of the idlis.

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Shepu Sweet Idlis ( Know Your Green Leafy Vegetables) recipe - How to make Shepu Sweet Idlis ( Know Your Green Leafy Vegetables)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     15Makes 15 idlis
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2 cups raw rice (chawal) , soaked for 4 hours and drained
1/4 cup freshly grated coconut
1/2 cup thick rice (chawal) flakes , washed and drained
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup crushed jaggery (gur)
1/2 cup finely chopped dill (shepu / suva bhaji) leaves
salt to taste
1 tsp fruit salt
1 tsp oil for greasing
  1. Combine the rice and coconut together and blend in a mixer to a thick smooth batter, adding a little water if required. Keep aside.
  2. Combine the rice flakes and buttermilk in another bowl and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  3. Add the jaggery to the rice flakes and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste.
  4. Combine the rice batter, rice flake paste, dill leaves and salt together in a bowl and mix well. (check the consistency and add a little water only if required so as to get a thick batter).
  5. Just before steaming, add the fruit salt to the batter and sprinkle a little water over it. When the fruit salt starts bubbling, mix gently.
  6. Spoon out the batter into greased idli moulds and steam for 8 to 10 minutes.
  7. Serve hot.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per idli
Energy110 cal
Protein1.7 g
Carbohydrates23.2 g
Fiber1.1 g
Fat1.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2 mg

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Shepu Sweet Idlis ( Know Your Green Leafy Vegetables)
 on 17 May 21 10:03 AM

Tried first time and it has turned out super Delicious While grinding the consistency became liquidy thin so had to add little rawa Bt turned out superrr softt Also i dint use buttermilk
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17 May 21 12:49 PM