Mix Dal Idli

Mix Dal Idli

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Idli as all know is made from urad dal and rice or rava. But here is idli which is made from mix dal i. E chana dal, moong dal and urad dal. This is something different type of idli which is soaked in water, drained off and served with sweet curd.

Mix Dal Idli recipe - How to make Mix Dal Idli

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1 cup chana dal (split bengal gram) , soaked
1/2 cup moong dal (split green gram) , soaked
1/4 cup urad dal (split black lentils) , soaked
salt to taste
1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
1/2 tsp fruit salt
sweet curd for serving

For Sprinkling
a pinch of chaat masala
a pinch of red chilli powder

  1. Combine the dals and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste.
  2. Transfer to bowl, add the salt and ginger-green chilli paste and mix well.
  3. Just before making, add the fruit salt and mix gently.
  4. Put 2-3 tsp of batter in greased idli mould.
  5. Steam in an idli steamer for 10-12 minutes.
  6. Un-mould and dip the idlis in little lukewarm water for 2 minutes. Squeeze out the excess water
  7. Arrange the idlis in serving plate, pour sweet curds on idli, sprinkle salt, chast masala and chili powder.
  8. Serve immediately.