This mix comes handy when you don’t have the time to make the batter from scratch . Follow the simple recipe for soft and fluffy Idlis
Preparation Time- 15 min
Cooking Time -15 -20 min
For the mix
Urid Dal- 1 Cup
Poha / Flatten Rice- 1/2 cup
Rice Flour– 2 cups
Salt – 1Tsp
Dry roast urid dal on medium flame for 2 min and keep it aside. Once cool grind it to a fine powder.
Dry roast poha for about a minute on low flame and keep it aside.Once cool grind it to a fine powder.
Dry roast rice flour on low flame for a minute
once everything cools down combine rice flour,urid dal, poha and salt give it a good mix. Your instant idli mix is ready
For Idlis from the mix
Yoghurt- 1/4 cup
water- 1/2 to 1 cup
salt -1/4 tsp
Eno Fruit Salt/ Baking powder-1/2 Tsp
In a bowl take 1 cup of idli mix and add yogurt mix well. Now add water to achieve the required consistency( thick batter).
Add 1/4 tsp salt and mix well. Leave it to rest for minimum of 30 min.
Now add 1/2 tsp Eno fruit salt or baking soda and mix lightly.
Pour the batter immediately onto greased idli plate and steam for 15- 20 min or until done.
serve it with the choice of your chutney.