This Lip-smacking Dahi Idli recipe is easy to prepare,but extremely flavorful with the tempering of mustard and cumin seeds along with curry leaves. Dahi Idli is a healthy alternative to dahi vada. A cool and refreshing snack,perfect during summer time.
Rava/Sooji 200 gm
water 1 cup
Salt 3/4 tsp or according to taste
Baking soda 1/2 Tsp or Eno fruit salt 2Tsp
Oil 1Tbsp (to grease idli stand)
Curd 2 cup
Salt to taste
Powdered sugar 1-2 tsp
Red chili powder 1 tsp
Roasted cumin powder 1Tsp
Balck pepper powder 1Tsp
Mustard seeds 2Tsp
channa dal 1tsp
urad dal 1Tsp
Sweet tamarind chutney 2Tsp
Curry Leaves 7-8No
Whisk the curd in a bowl and add suji into it.Add salt and mix them well .
Whisk the mixture once again and leave the mixture for 20 minutes on kitchen counter.
Meanwhile heat sufficient water in a steamer.Bring it to boil.
Grease idli moulds with oil.
Put baking soda/eno salt into he mixture after 20 minutes and mix well.
Make sure that the mixture should not neither too thick nor too thin.
Pour a spoonful of the batter into each section of the mould.
Place the idli stand in the steamer and cook for 8-10 minutes or till idlis are done.
Open the lid and check whether the idli is cooked properly from inside with the help of fork or knife.
If the fork/knife comes out clean then the idli is ready.
Take out the idli stand from the steamer and let it cool down.
Take out each idli from the stand with the help of spoon and put them on a plate. Rava idli is ready.
In a bowl add curd,salt,sugar and mix well.
Now heat oil in a tadka pan,to hot oil add mustard seeds .
When seeds splutters add channa dal,urad dal and curry leaves.
Fry until dal turns golden brown in color.
Add prepared tadka to whisked curd and mix.
In a serving plate place 2-3 idlis,pour curd mix over idlis.
Sprinkle red chili powder,black pepper powder,roasted cumin powder and boondi as per taste .
Drizzle sweet tamarind over idlis as per taste.
- You can used leftover idlis to prepare dahi idli.
- For tadka you can use whole red chili,as i am preparing for my kids i am not using whole red chili here.
- If your curd is bit sour add milk to balance the sourness of ciurd
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