Iddli is one good breakfast containing proteins
and nutrients .Doused with sambhar and
chutney it’s the favourite and oil free breakfast
of South India .
Recent culinary experts have tried their hands
in creating different types and shapes of iddlis
( I too have posted few varieties of iddli).
which is to be appreciated.
Today’s recipe is another recipe I found healthy
and tasty .
The recipe is too simple !
Here’s to the nutritious breakfast recipe!
2 cups iddli batter*
Half cup fresh green peas
Half cup green gram sprouts
1 tsp pepper
1-2 green chillies
1 tsp cummin seeds
•Excluding the iddli batter ,grind the rest of the
ingredients to a very coarse paste .
•Mix the ground paste into the batter.
•Mix well,pour into iddli moulds and steam till
Serve with your favourite chutney !
I served with ridgegourd and ivy gourd
chutney ( recipe to follow)
Tip : When you grind the iddli batter,add
coconut water in place of water for grinding.
Use ice water for grinding.
IDDLI / DOSA BATTER*
•1 cup urad dal ( washed and soaked with 1
tsp fenugreek seeds for minimum 2 hours)
•4 cups iddli rice ( parboiled rice)
•A handful of raw rice or basmati rice
•A handful of rice flakes or poha ( soak 10
minutes before starting to grind )
Adding poha is optional
•Wash and soak in separate bowls.
•After 2 hours grind the urad dal first fine .
•Remove the ground urad dal into a
•Next grind both the rice ( do not add much
water).till it looks like fine semolina.
•Remove and mix with the ground urad dal.
Add 2 tsp salt .
•Cover and allow to ferment .
•Pour batter to fill only half of the container,
as the batter will froth and rise and may
spill over after fermentation.