Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Perfect Iddly Batter

iddly maavu
Perfect iddly batter!
iddly maavu
Soft iddlies
3 cups      rice                       
1 cup        urud dal / ulundu     
1/2 tsp     fenugreek /methi / venthayam seed 

1. Wash the rice and soak it in water for 4 hrs.
2. Wash the urud dal and soak in water along with *fenugreek seeds for 4 hrs.
3. Wash the rice one more time , add some water with rice and grind till it's smooth-take the rice batter in between the fingers: it's texture should be between nice rava paste and cake batter

4. Take the rice batter out. Wash the urud dal with methi seeds, add some water and grind it to a fine paste-should be smooth like cake batter.
5. Mix the two batter, Add 2 tsp of salt with little water and mix it with hand.
6. Pour the batter in an airtight container.
urud dal and rice batter
7. The next day mix the raised batter well and check for salt, add water if needed.

* fenugreek should be added only with the urud dal.

To get a perfect batter in cold climates:
 1.  Make the batter before starting to cook for the day.
 2.  Keep it near the stove during cooking.
 3.  Keep the batter in an airtight container. 

Thanks for taking the time to visit my blog. If you try this recipe, Feel free to comment, i love your feedback. Enjoy ur cooking! Have a blessed day :) 

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