Tuesday, November 4, 2008

IDLY WITH PEANUT CHUTNEY--RM#2

DAY 4 OF RM # 2

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Makes around 40-50 medium size idlis:Serves 6-7 people

INGREDIENTS:

Urad Dal--------------------------1/2 cup of standard US measuring cup

Idli Rava/Cream of Rice---------1 cup of standard US measuring Cup

Methi seeds----------------------1 tsp

Salt------------------------------- to taste

Oil-------------------------------- for greasing molds

DIRECTIONS:

1. Clean and soak urad dal in the afternoon around 11.00am in warm water.

2.Let it soak for minimum 6hours and then Grind it to a fine thick paste.

3.When about to start grinding wash and Soak idli rava for 30 minutes in warm water.

4.See that the urad dal paste is not too thick like vada consistency.

5.Remove water from soaked idli rava and firmly squeeze to drip off the water from the fistful of rava and add to the batter.

6.Mix with hands properly ,over and leave overnight to ferment.

7.Place in a warm place like oven so that the batter gets doubled in volume.Dont worry if it doesnt...Anways the idlis will turn good enough to eat.

8.In the morning , spray or brush the idli trays/molds with oil.Add salt to the idli batter, mix lightly and place required amounts onto the molds.

9.Pour water enough in the idli vessel and let it come to a boil.Place in the trays and steam for 10-15 minutes.

10.Turn off and place the traysets aside for 3-4 mins before scrapping the idlis out. Now the idlis can be easily handled .Place them in hotpack and serve immediately.

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INGREDIENTS:

Peanuts/Groundnuts------1/2 cup of standard measuring cup

Onion----------------------1 very small one

Garlic----------------------2 pods

Tamarind pulp------------2-3 tsp

Salt------------------------ to taste

For Tempering:

Dry Red Chillies-------------3

Cumin, Mustard seeds------1/2 tsp

Urad dal----------------------1/2 tsp

Curry leaves------------------few

Oil----------------------------3tbp

DIRECTIONS:

1.Roast the peanuts on medium heat to golden brown color. Cool and rub the skins off.

2.Heat a tbp of oil in a pan. Add onion and garlic and fry till onions are done.

3.Cool them completely and add to the mixer along with the roasted peanuts,some salt,tamarind extract and grind to a very smooth paste adding water as much as u need.But donot add more.

4.Take some more oil and heat in the same pan.Add all the ingredients under tempering and fry.

5.When done add to the chutney transfered to a serving bowl and mix.Serve with any dish.

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34 comments:

Lakshmi Venkatesh said...

Wow the idlis are so spongy. never tried peanut chutney. delicious.

Priya said...

Love this Combo...Spongy idlies looks awesome Raaji..i have something on my blog for u..pls check it out..

Medhaa said...

Th eidles look lovely I want some now...

The chutney is new to me sounds great

Laavanya said...

Idlis look great.. and such a lovely breakfast.

sowmya said...

not a great fan of idlis,but love the chutney..love the ingredients you have used..I make this quite like this..

TBC said...

The idlis look so soft and fluffy. Makes me want to have some now, and I don't even like idlis! :D

anudivya said...

The idlis look so soft! I make the exact same way, but these look awesome. What brand of idli rava do u use?

Divya Kudua said...

Idlis look pretty indeed with the chutney..I always have coconut chutney with idli/dosa..have never tried making with peanuts..might try after seeing your post;-)

Happy cook said...

I would love to have that plate ( last picture).
I can just imagine eating thoes fluffy idlies with that delicious chutney

kamala said...

Idlis are so soft..Perfect with the chutneys..Raaji.

Yasmeen said...

Tempting pictures,making me hungry even though i just had my lunch.

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

super.. feel like having them.. they so soft and fluffy.

Madhu said...

Prefet idlis and chutney. so tempting...

Bhawana said...

Raaji, pic is very tempting dear. delicious idlis, mmmm yummmy

Roopa said...

yum , i love idli and chutney, peanut chutney is something i have to try :)

Divya.M said...

i prepare idli the same way....peanut chutney really yummy...

Divya Vikram said...

Idlies look nice n spongy.Perfect combo!

Malar Gandhi said...

Awesome job! You almost spoiled me today...I was in self-denial for so many years. Never made idlies! Scared for any carb' rich fermented food! I am going to give up and make some idlies this sunday!

Sireesha said...

Idlis are perfect and soooo soft.Nice combo...

Usha said...

Idlis look soft and fluffy and the peanut chutney looks yum,I make my peanut chutney similarly without the tamarind...will try it your way soon :-)

n33ma said...

Nice soft white idlys.good pic.
For the Banana cake I used normal bananas not over ripe.

Cham said...

Confort morning breakfast :)

srikars kitchen said...

wow... nice entry... looks perfect...

Uma said...

what a lovely combo! Idli and peanut chutney look like they were made for each other!

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Raaji the idli's look great and when you say peanut chutney I have all kinds trailers running in my mind... Nice clicks...

Curry Leaf said...

Lovely presentation I love the chutney,spongy idlies are tempting

rekhas kitchen said...

yum yum spongy idli s peanut chutney is a hot fav at my place nic pic.

sunshinemom said...

Idlis will always remain my fave breakfast! There is a definite tango there between idlis and the peanut chutney!

Andhra Flavors said...

love the peanut chutney with idly.

RAKS KITCHEN said...

If I can eat as many as I can means that is one and only Idlies and u have made it perfect:)

G.Pavani said...

it looks yummy

Indranee said...

Absolutely fantastic!!

Pearlsofeast said...

wow ur idlis are so fluffy,it is been ages I made.I loved ur recipe and I have idli rava in my pantry.

Thanks Raaji, for stopping and I am also able to discover a wonderful blog with mouthwatering pictures.I have added in my blog list.Thanks

Roochi said...

the idlis are so spongy... its such a lovely bfast. I am just hoping i get the right rice for my idlis sometime here in Germany.