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Idli -Rice Cake

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Idli or idly are a type of savoury rice cake, popular as breakfast foods in South india. The cakes are made by steaming a batter consisting of fermented urad dal and rice.
Prep Time 18 hours
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 19 hours 30 minutes
Servings 4


  • 500 gm rice
  • 200 gm urad dal
  • Salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda


  • Soak rice n urad dal separate for whole day (12 hours).
  • Grind this soaked rice n dal together into a fine batter. Cover the lid n keep overnight.
  • In the morning, add salt n baking soda in it n gently mix.
  • Grease idli steamer moulds n pour laddleful batter in each. Steam it for 30minutes. Transfer it to a plate.
  • You r done. Serve this idli or rice cake with famous south indian coconut chutney and sambar.

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Saba Shaikh
Saba Shaikh

hello Foodies, I m Saba Firoz Shaikh from mumbai and I'm homechef, I love to eat everything. I m here to share awesome recipes with u all.

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