Friday, February 5, 2010

RAGI AND OATS IDLI (VERY HEALTHY RECIPE)

INGREDIENTS:
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  1. Whole uraddal-1 cup
  2. Whole oats-1 cup
  3. Ragi flour-1 cup
  4. Fenugreek seeds-1/4Th teaspoon
  5. Salt-to taste

METHOD:
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  1. Soak uraddal and methi seeds in hot water for 3 hours
  2. Wet the oats and grind along with uradal to a fine paste
  3. Once done add ragiflour and salt and mix well with a spatula
  4. Ferment it till the batter puffs up
  5. Pourthe idli batter in a microwave idli maker and cook for 4 minutes
  6. Or else cook in idli maker on stove until done
  7. Serve this soft idlis along with your favourite chutney and sambar
INGREDIENTS FOR PEANUT COCONUT CHUTNEY:
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  1. Roasted peanut powder-3 table spoons
  2. Dry or fresh grated coconut-4 table spoons
  3. Roasted chanadal/puttu kadalai/putnalu-2 table spoons
  4. Roasted green chilis-3 to 4
  5. Garlic pod-1
  6. Turmeric-pinch
  7. Salt-to taste
  8. Dhaniya powder-1/2 teaspoon
  9. Cilantro-1 table spoon
  10. Oil-for seasoning
  11. Urad dal-1 teaspoon
  12. Cumin,mustard-1/4Th teaspoon
  13. Curry leaves-10

METHOD:

  1. Grind all the ingredients by adding some water and make to a fine paste
  2. Make seasoning and add to the chutney