Once the batter is fermented, it would have doubled in volume. Mam your explanation is superb !!! When the water bubbles place the idli plate inside the steamer and steam it for 8-10 minutes. Tips and Tricks for a better idli. It is awesome . But the idlies ate cooked well. I'm not sure if the the ullundu was more or less. But I have one strange problem. https://www.kannammacooks.com/tips-tricks-making-idli-batter/. What can I do for this ? What a luxury! Methi seeds i don't add, but if you want you can add, Thank you, many r telling idli will be hard if we grind in MIXIE,but even though I tried it and going to prepare tomorrow, hope so idli will be soft. Your email address will not be published. I have been trying to make idli batter in a mixie for while. Well the idlis came out perfect But was concerned about mixie https://hebbarskitchen.com/idli-batter-recipe-idli-dosa-batter Put it inside the idly vessel and let it steam for 6-7 minutes. Can I double the quantity for 2 litres batter. 1 cup idly rice Thank you so much Mythili! The idlies were super soft. The recipe is foolproof. Add upto 1.5 cups of water while grinding. Hi I live Mumbai. So the 1.5 cup measure seemed less coz the amber light flashed on my mixie . Thick or thin? Hi..Thanks for the to the point recipe!I just want to know if I can use any other ingredient as a substitute for poha..I dont get it here in Japan! Welcome to my space. That got over & i bought kollam rice . regards https://www.kannammacooks.com/kottaimuthu-idli-recipe/, Hello kannama! Batter fermented really well considering its winter where I live and Idlis turned out nice and soft! Kanamma thanks for the detailed recipe.Can you please tell me how many idlies this quantitty will make.I want the number for both the mixie and grinder method as I will be cooking for many.I have asked u this question in video too. I never used to like idlis before. Mam can I use red aval for making the batter. But you can also grind the batter using a heavy duty Indian style blender. Amazing recipe, thank you. This will enable nice fermentation. No need to drain the water from poha. One of the great achievements in the kitchen. My Favorite things include my Wusthof knife, Coffee, Ilayaraja, Tamil and beaches. :(I followed the link recipe and went to the recipe for using wet grinder.Thank you for responding.Looking forward to many authentic recipes. The batter will thin out a little after fermentation. basically the idli dosa batter Waiting for ur reply. When fermenting the batter, does it need to be in a container with a lid, or will a large bowl (no lid) suffice? I am an old man, but whenever my wife is away and I have to try a new recepie or forgotten a dish(I wish tomake), I go through your recepies and follow the instructions faithfully. I have given the approximate water measurements in the recipe. If no water then mixie gets jammed. FacebookInstagramTwitter, Your email address will not be published. Yes you can soak together. Let the batter sit in a warm place. Thanks in advance. What could have gone wrong. Good fermentation too matters a lot. Thank you for this awesome recipe! If I need idlis for Monday morn, can I grind the batter today (sat), ferment it over night, put it in the fridge tomorrow morn, keep it out for a couple of hours on MOn day morn and make idlis? Very useful tips specially when there is no grinder for making idli batter, thanks again tried your method idlis came out super soft and yummy! I will surely try it. Not sure what has changed. I’ve been in California for 11 years and have been trying to make idlies right and this is the best so far. Thanks Khadija. 1¼ Cups Urad Dal I love Jacques Pepin and Julia Child. Awaiting your quick reply. In my childhood days I was always told that “the kitchen is the heart of the home”. Thank u soooo much for “THE PERFECT” recipe for soft idlis!! In that case the idlis don’t remain hot. So dats wat ultimately led me to your site… Ive soaked the rice , urud dal n fenugreek seeds in the morning at 9 and will grind it at 6 in the evening so that i can use it at 6 the following day morning hence giving it 12 hours to ferment.. Thanks again . I followed your recipe to the letter! 1/4 cup urud dal Hope you like the recipes here. Thanks a lot for posting this with all the details!! Serve hot with your favorite chutney and sambar. Mixie can heat up a lot. I prefer Poha. simply super. Usually in an indian mixie (blender), two to three jars are given. I love south Indian food and I am passionate about baking. Mixie - the Mixer or simply the Blender. It gets soggy and deep brown or just stays white. This will give nice golden brown colour, The idlis turned out a bit dry. Thank you so much. Thank you sooooo much…!!! Very easy to understand. (turn the nob backwards from 0) This will make the batter fluffy. While warmth encourages the growth of the bacteria, heat kills it. check Thank you so much. enjoyed reading very nice explanation & tips. Soft Idli batter recipe with full video and a lot of tips and tricks to get perfect idli. I have mentioned in the post and the pictures shows the same. I must say it turned very soft. I recommend this and can be easily found in appliances shop all over India. Another great article was on how to season cast iron tawa. This website is a treasure for newly married women like me. Added oil while making dosa but didn't help much.I use mixie. I always do that. Thanks to you my husband (a goan) and my son loved it. I got it from chennai. thanks a lot for the detailed explanations. Thats so nice of you to say Aarti. I make idlies with this method only for quite sometime now.. May you remain blessed always. I used split urad dal since I didnt hv any other type and was very eager to try ur recipe asap. What a fantastic recipe you have given us. My idlies always come spongy & soft. One suggestion- Please also add water in the list of ingredients and its measurement. Can u plz let me know wht to do. Really glad that you liked the recipe. Thank you once again. My idlis were soft and the dosas were crisp. But generally, in South Indian household, idlis are made in the first two days and after that its used for making dosas. Also I made Appam using your recipe. So not to worry. Just keep an eye and remove the idlis after 6-7 minutes. Romba nandri! Ne trick to gt d right consistency of d batter wud help me. I had the plumpest, fluffiest idlis ever. You just need to make sure that the batter is kept warm. N how long should i soak poha before grinding? Absolutely made my American hubby and 2 1/2 old son happy Thank you for the wonderful recipes that you share. Plz reply. I used parboiled basmathi rice. Its mentioned on the servings section. A very hot environment can make the batter sour too soon and the taste will not be good. Please advise. Hi Dheepa, the batter will be good after fermenting for 2 days and on the third day you will get decent idlis too. Made fluffy idlis for breakfast!! Kongunad Style Senai kilangu Masala – Elephant Foot Yam Masala, Keerai Kuzhambu / kulambu – Greens in Dal Recipe, https://www.kannammacooks.com/how-to-make-soft-idli-recipe/, https://www.kannammacooks.com/kottaimuthu-idli-recipe/, https://www.kannammacooks.com/tips-tricks-making-idli-batter/, http://www.kannammacooks.com/chettinad-kuzhi-paniyaram/, http://www.kannammacooks.com/tips-tricks-making-idli-batter/, http://www.kannammacooks.com/annapoorna-hotel-sambar/, http://www.kannammacooks.com/category/recipes/south-indian/chutney-south-indian/, Dumpling / Kozhukattai / idiyappam Recipes. Once done, grease the idli plates and pour the batter on the idli moulds. Hi, my problem is that I don't get a crispy golden brown dosa. Soak all the ingredients except salt in lots of water. This recipe was very accurate and I followed every step. please help. I thoroughly loved the compliment which my hubby gave while eating appam and idli. After a couple of days, idlis wont be as soft as the batter would be sour. Transfer this to a container and add salt and allow this to sit for 7-8 hours for fermentation . Wash all the ingredients separately in running water for 2-3 times. you added too much water while grinding. Hi mam, I have been using the instructions since i first came across back in 2018, using the mixie method. Idli recipe, learn to make idli batter in mixie with step by step pictures. http://www.kannammacooks.com/category/recipes/south-indian/chutney-south-indian/. It’s come soft and fluffy thanks once again for sharing. http://www.kannammacooks.com/tips-tricks-making-idli-batter/ And even with that it turned out awesome. Iodized salt is ok. Really glad you like it! My idly batter never rises even though it ferments well and turns sour overnight. Sincerely Thank you http://www.kannammacooks.com/tips-tricks-making-idli-batter/ Thank you so much Vincy. It was never like before, the fermentation was really big and fluffy and I was so happy to see that, could you please guide what could have gone bad. Remove the ground urad dal mixture and add it to the vessel. Hot yummy idlis ready from the idli batter. Next time adjust the water. List of things I tried: 3:1 & 3:1.5 rice to urad dal ratio. Maam, when u mention leave the idli for 4;to 5 min before spooning out, does that mean leave it in the steamer with lid on and stove off or it means to remove all the plates and keep out for 4 to 5 min. If the place where you live is cold, I have some tips to accelerate the fermentation. I have never tried adding cooked rice to idli batter. Now grind the drained rice in 3-4 batches. Lite power mixie wont work and the motor will burn. Dear Suguna, your generosity of spirit comes through very clearly in the way you write. METHOD. Sandhya. Is it necessary to soak for min of 4hrs or can I soak it over night. I am a mum of triplets and so always looking for healthy food recipes to make in bulk. Copyright © document.write(new Date().getFullYear()) All Rights Reserved, This is the first time i attempted idli batter recipe using a mixie. Awesome! It will work. Try this sambar to start. Great! Please refer to the water measurements in this post. Fermentation. Steam cook for 10-15 mins. & my dosas never come gloden brown, they are always white even if I dilute the batter, perfectly& use cast iron pan. Oil the idli plate and gently fill the rounds with the batter. Read more..... (c) Copyright 2020 Kannamma Cooks | Privacy Policy | Hosting and Customization by Best Hosting And Design. Have you read the post fully? Soft idli recipe, How to grind Idli batter in Mixie (idli rava) August 16, 2016 by Premalatha Aravindhan Leave a Comment How to make Soft Idli with Idli Rava in Mixie , Grinding the Idli Batter in Mixie is an Easy Job but we need to follow some few tips to make Soft Idli . Its summer here in Canada, I’ve turned off the heater in the house and the house is a little cooler. Please refer to http://www.kannammacooks.com/tips-tricks-making-idli-batter/ I am Italian and I like to cook Indian food very much. is 0.7 liter jar to big for domestic use But mine turn good wen steaming but became hard after 1 hour Soak rice, urad dal, and fenugreek seeds together...at least 2 hours soaking is needed. Do u have the recipe posted on ulandhu vadai using mixie. What is the problem with using split urad dal and can we make idli with normal rice and not idli rice?? Now comes the tricky ingredient called urad dal! https://hebbarskitchen.com/crispy-dosa-batter-recipe-mixie-blender Will try out this method soon. I always use grinder for making Idli Dosa batter which yields more quantity. Happy to help. Thanks, and keep up the good work! The procedure for making dosa batter in a dosa idli batter machine, the wet grinder or mixie, is to soak in water separately the urad dal and rice for at least 6 hours. Hi thank you so much for the recipe Grease idli plates with little oil and pour tablespoon of idli batter in each cups. Trust me, I'm so happy I tried. Please refer to this article and I am sure most of your doubts will be answered. Made the idlis yesterday. It might stick. Making easy idlies – Idli batter made using idli rava. On a high flame, bring water to a boil in an idly steamer or a pressure cooker. Blessings! Thank you so much. if you don’t have a heater, buy a small table lamp and leave it running near the idli batter vessel. 1 cups thick poha / avalakki Is it because of the basmathi rice? Plz help me. I haven’t changed the method of making the batter. what is the minimum quantity of ingredients is required for such a jar? Guy, Please refer to my idli batter tips post. Transfer this to a container and add salt and allow this to sit for 7-8 hours for fermentation . You get in most of the small stores too, hi jeyashri .I have a doubt. Glad you liked the idlies and so happy to know that the dosas were crisp too! Sago takes time to grind. Check it by inserting clean stick or moist fingers in the middle of the idli. Keep it up. Add in the salt and mix the batter well with hands. Cook it till it is completely cooked. I have been using your recipes and loving the detailed explanation you have about each dish. The ingredient that I use the most – “love!”. Wish me luck this time.Will let you know how it turned out when I make them. Wash and soak the rice and urad dal together for 3 hours. To prepare Idli, fill the idli cooker with water. Explanation on soft Idli was convincing and clear. Hi Methi seeds not required? My idlis used to never become proper till isaw yr receipe. I don’t understand what’s is causing this problem. I'm a fan of your website now and determined to try out every single recipe. Cake recipes usually detail out the amount of water to ensure accuracy while we tend to ignore the water bit in our recipies and end up with a variable for water which leads to inaccurate results. of-course I have yet to try & succeed making it. No.. Looking fr sum tips. Happy Cooking. Idli’s came out very soft and fluffy, I’ve got compliments from everyone who had it. Today, the unthinkable has happened. So for good Idli, we need the rise of batter (CO2 effect) and also souring of the batter. Haven`t read such an authentic recipie for making idly before.Keep going.. madam, I have a doubt,how you prefer to store the extra batter left over after a days cooking.I use to keep it in refrigerator.will it affect the quality of the batter.. ? Luvd reading your post!! Thank you so much Laiju. Thank you sister for explaining in detail My house is always very cold so I never get the fermentation proper. Quick question, any reason why we add more urad dhal and aval to grind by mixie?? Idli batter ground in the mixie. Thanks for your recipe.. got soft idlis.. Grind for 3 minutes till the … Hi Suguna, Try to ferment the batter in a warm draft free place. Will the measurement of ural dal be same if I use split urad instead of whole urad dal. Quinoa idli/ dosa batter is prepared just like regular idli/ dosa batter but with a minor change, yes by replacing quinoa with equal portion of rice. !..Thanks a ton!! Hi thanks so much for this recipe. If using instant pot, … So we use ice water for grinding the urad dal so the dal doesnt get heated up when ground. Once 3/4 th is done, use the whip mode to grind it. Learn how your comment data is processed. Remove idli carefully … This can be easily ground in the mixi jar too. I have been happily sharing this blog to everyone since I came across it! Lets make some idly now! Remove the ground poha mixture and empty it into a big vessel. The ingredients for making this batter is very similar to this recipe. 2) I have just red rice poha in stock, is that fine to use? Now, add the drained urad dal in the mixie. I tried the recipe. This all in one batter is prepared using dosa rice, idli rice, urad dal, fenugreek seeds and beaten rice. Thank you so much for this recipe! Thanks a lot Suguna for the wonderful description & tips. And I rightaway bookmarked yoyr blog Collection of Tamil Nadu Recipes , Tamil Cuisine, Kongunad Recipes. Grind in batches and never fill the mixie more than half. Remove the ground rice mixture and add it to the vessel. Thanks in Advance. Keep the batter inside a cup board or a shelf or some place warm. My batter rose well but the idlis did not rise and were quite sticky. Soak the rice overnite. Just read through again and understand now why you use ice cold water! I strongly suggest you read that before you proceed with this recipe. what type are you using? I am also passionate about south Indian recipies especially varieties of dosas, chutneys and ofcourse sambar. Regards, Amita. Your ratio will work. Just tried the recipe.Idlies were so soft and were so yummy…thank u kannama fior The BEST RECIPE for making idly. Need your help to fix an issue.. when I use the same batter after 3-4 days idly is turning out to be hard and rubbery. I'm Suguna Vinodh aka Kannamma. Hello mam. Thank you so much! I am trying again in hopes to have repeated success and perhaps avoid the baking soda this time. You can keep it in the refrigerator after half an hour. Because: Unlike the wet-grinders that use stone for … I Changed the brand of rice & now my dosas are excellent too. I am so happy you were able to get good idlies. Please advise. But I used iced water to grind. This is the quick version of making idli dosa batter with mixie. Great recipe… every minute detail very well illustrated and explained.. i just ground idly batter with half the mentioned measurements and that turned out to b a lot… i do have a very small fridge and hence cant grind too much and store.. i am planning to use this recipe for 1 cup idly batter.. do let me know if these measurements work… Please help. please go thorough my idli batter tips post! Good and helpful tips. That will help and please use a heavy duty mixie. Really glad that you got soft idlies. Hi, can I take large cup for measure which can hold up to 250ml?  *I used the 1/4 cup measure. You will still be able to make good dosas with this recipe. Have always been using storebrought batter. The softest idlis have finally been created in my kitchen! But your blanket method nailed it. Easy Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian dishes with step by step pictures. Hi Suguna…I tried this idli mixie receipe and it turned out awesome… Being a Gujarati it’s difficult to cook souh Indian food…but my hubby loves South Indian food a lot..I can’t believe I could ever make this kind of idlies…thanks a lot for such a detailed n lovely easy recipe… If possible please share a link for sambhar n chutney receipe or let me know where I can check…thanks God bless u…, Thank you so much Archana. So Idli Dosa Batter is a must-have in most of the South Indian households. In this recipe you have mentioned the measurements in cups.So here If we use steel cups is it ok. Or should I use measurement cups only. This rice is thicker & heavier. Watery batter will not rise and the idlies will be hard and flat. Soft if i don ’ t raise much, add the drained urad dal hot when ground jar a... 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