Vegetable idli

Posted on May 20, 2009. Filed under: idli, INFANCY - ten to twelve months | Tags: , |

Nutritious vegetable idli.

Cooking Time : 20 min.
Fermenting Time : 3 to 4 hours.
Preparation Time : 20 min.
Soaking Time : 2 hours.

Makes 15 to 20 idlis.

1 coconut, grated
1/4 cup split black gram (urad dal)
2 cups parboiled rice
1 onion, finely chopped
1 carrot, grated
1/2 cup cabbage, grated
1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
4 green chillies, chopped
2 tablespoons grated coconut
salt to taste
oil for greasing
1. Grind the coconut with 2 cups of warm water and strain to extract the milk. Keep it aside.
2. Wash and soak the urad dal and parboiled rice together for at least 2 hours.
3. Drain and grind to a fine paste using the coconut milk.
4. Add the onion, carrot, cabbage, cumin seeds, green chillies, coconut and salt and mix well. Cover and allow to ferment for 3 to 4 hours.
5. Pour into greased idli moulds and steam for 10 to 12 minutes.

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