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Idli With Milagai Podi

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Idli is a popular breakfast dish all over India but it is mainly a staple of South India. There are different varieties of idli and I present to you the simplest form. Idli served with milagai podi(gun powder) and sesame oil.
Prep Time 8 hours
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Served AsBreakfast
Servings 4


  • Raw rice - 4 cups
  • Udad dal - 1 cup
  • Beaten rice poha - 1 fistful
  • Salt
  • Oil to grease the idli moulds


  • Soak the rice, udad dal and poha together for 8 hours or overnight.
  • Grind all together in a mixer grinder till a soft fluffy consistency.
  • Add salt and let it ferment overnight.
  • Grease the idli plates and pour a ladle of batter in each.
  • Steam for 15-20 minutes and serve hot with gun powder and sesame oil.

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Priya Iyer(Anitha)
Priya Iyer(Anitha)

A foodie who likes to explore different aspects of the gastronomic universe

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