Traditional South Indian And Famous Recipe For Kanchipuram Idli
By Kanchana , Posted on 18/07/2020 - 1 Comments
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Ingredients of Kanchipuram idli
STEP : 1
The key ingredients to prepare kancheepuram idli ,we need idli batter,curry leaves ,coriander leaves ,turmeric powder,salt,red chilli powder,ginger,urad dal,black pepper,oil,cumin seeds,baking soda and hing or asafoetida.
STEP : 2
Take a required batter combination of a cup of raw rice,two cup of parboiled rice ,two cup of urad dal and a tablespoon of fenugreek seeds and it is fermented for 6 to 8 hours or overnight,now add a pinch of salt and baking soda mix it well and keep aside.
STEP : 3
Turn on the flame,heat a two tablespoon of oil on a vessel now add a tablespoon of urad dal and let it splutter ,you can also add tablespoon of channa dal .
STEP : 4
Now add a tablespoon of cumin seeds and a tablespoon of chopped ginger and let it splutter for few seconds.
STEP : 5
Now add a half cup of curry leaves ,for seasoning initially you can add a spicy red mustard seeds if you prefer.
STEP : 6
Add a 2 nos of red chillies or add green chillies ,you can add handful of cashew nuts for nice crunchy.
STEP : 7
Add a half cup of fresh coriander leaves and saute it for few seconds ,you can add a cup of capsicum if you prefer.
STEP : 8
Add a tablespoon of red chilli powder and a pinch of turmeric powder and saute it in a low flame.
STEP : 9
Now add a pinch of asafoetida or hing powder for a taste and add a tablespoon of crushed black pepper.
STEP : 10
Now add a salt as per a taste and mix it well for few seconds,check and add a salt already salt added in a idli batter.
STEP : 11
Turn off the flame let the mixture cool down for few seconds and pour the mixture into a batter and mix it well.
STEP : 12
If we add the mixture in hot the fermentation of idli batter will not be good and mix it completely like this.
STEP : 13
Turn on the flame and heat water in the idli cooker for five minutes and place a soft cotton cloth on a idli plate.
STEP : 14
Pour the batter in each molds and cover it for 5 to 8 minutes ,afterthat check it using knife when it cooks completely the knife will clear down.
STEP : 15
Now our traditional kancheepuram idli is ready now ,transfer them in a seperate plate ,you can have these with the combination of kara chutney,coconut chutney ,all spicy chutneys and sambars.