Kanchipuram Idli Recipe

Kanchipuram Idli Recipe
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The addition of pepper and cumin seeds makes this Kanchipuram Idli a stand out from the regular Idlis. Soft and mouth-melting, this idli is vastly popular in South India.
Kanchipuram Idli Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 10.0 / 10 (2 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1 cup Urad Dal (Black Lentils)
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Ginger, chopped
  • 1 tsp Cashew, broken into small pieces
  • 1 tbsp Curd
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 tsp Ghee
  • Oil (as required)
  • Salt to taste
  • 6-8 Curry Leaves
  • Oil
How to make Kanchipuram Idli:
  • Soak the rice and dal separately in two containers in water for around 6 hours.
  • Make a smooth paste of the dal in a mixer.
  • Make a coarse paste of the rice.
  • Mix the rice and dal paste and add to it ½ tsp of salt.
  • Keep the mixture overnight for fermentation.
  • In a pan, heat ghee and add cumin seeds. Once it sputters, add chopped ginger, curry leaves, cashew nuts and pepper.
  • Now, put the above made mixture in the rice-dal batter along with curd. Mix well.
  • Grease the idli plates with oil and fill them up with the mixture.
  • Steam them in the idli cooker for 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Serve hot Kanchipuram idlis with chutney.

Reviews and Ratings:
Avanti posted 09/09/2009
All ur recipes sound good and look like they are also easy to make...but it would help if you added pictures of the dishes...i don even knw most of these dishes and would like to know how they'd appear after cooked.