Saturday, April 20, 2013,2:02 AM by
Vasumathi Sundaram

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Serves :

Preparation Time :
10 hours

Cooking Time :
20 minutes

Preparation Method :

  • Soak rice and urad dal for 4 hours.
  • Grind coarsely with required salt and keep aside for 8 hours till it raises.
  • Heat ghee and oil in a pan and fry cashews, pepper corns, jeera, curry leaves, hing, and ginger.
  • Add curd and little ghee to the batter and mix well.
  • To this add the fried items and mix well.
  • Take stainless tumbler grease the sides and put inside the plantain leaf or mandarin leaf and grease with ghee.
  • Fill batter into the tumblers to the half of its height and Keep inside the idli cooker, steam it for 15 minutes.
  • Once done, remove from flame and let it cool for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer it on a plate.
  • Serve hot with chutney.


  • 200 grams Raw rice
  • 100 grams Urad dal
  • Pinch of Hing
  • 1 tablespoon Black pepper corns
  • 1 tablespoon Jeera
  • 2 tablespoon Ghee
  • 100 ml Curd
  • 15 Cashews
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • Small piece of Ginger (finely chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon IDHAYAM sesame Oil
  • Salt as required
  • A small piece Plantain leaf or mandarai leaf 

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