Monday, January 28, 2019

Posted by Mala at 12:00:00 AM No comments
POHA IDLIS.....many may not know, Poha is highly probiotic. It is easily available, comes in convenient packs, 2 varieties of Poha, thin and thick are available in markets. I have used thick variety of poha. Poha controls blood sugars, is a source of good carbs, easily digestible and rich in Iron, and low in calories. Indian Poha must be added more frequently to our diet, in healthy breakfast forms.
This spongy , soft idlis were so good...no difference between our regular idlis ...Recipe source is Tarla Dalal, but she hasn't added methi seeds, wherein I have added.


Ingredients

Idli rava - 1 1/2 cups (the ratio is 1 cup idli rava:1/2 cup poha, 1/2 cup urad dhal)
Poha - 1/4+1/8 cups
Whole urad dhal - 1/4 + 1/8 cups
Methi seeds - 1 tsp 
Salt to taste

Recipe cuisine: South Indian; Category: Breakfast/dinner
Prep time: 10 mts; Soaking time: 2 hrs; Fermenting time: Over night
Cooking time: 12-13 mts for each batch
Recipe source: Tarla Dalal

Yields 24 idlis

Poha, urad and methi seeds measured and taken, washed well


and soaked for 2 hours


Idli rava sprinkled with hot water, and allowed to rest for 2 hours


After 2 hours, loaded into blender jar


Ground well, added to the idli rava, salt to taste added


Batter mixed well and let to ferment


The well fermented batter



Idli plates greased, batter poured, and steamed for 12-13 minutes. Don't open at once, allow to sit for 5 minutes, then open


The porous, soft idlis


Served with raw cilantro chutney and molagappodi


This post first appeared in www.malpatskitchen.com





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