Posts Tagged Steamed

Idli (South Indian Type)

Idli (South Indian Type)

Idli (South Indian Type)

This is a breakfast menu in South India and is famous throughout India.

Ingredients for making South Indian Style Idli:

  1. Baking Powder 1 tsp
  2. 2 cup Uncooked Rice
  3. 1 cup Urdi Dal (White split dal)
  4. 1 cup leftover Cooked rice
  5. Fenugreek seeds (Methi) 5 pcs
  6. Salt 1 tsp

Method for making South Indian Style Idli:

  1. Soak the uncooked rice, urdi dal and methi separately for about four hours.
  2. Blend the urdi dal, rice and methi separately (Pour sufficient water to make it into paste.
  3. Mix the blended ingredients together and leave it for approximately 8 hours (overnight) for fermentation.
  4. In the morning, blend 1 cup last nights leftover rice.
  5. Mix together the fermented rice and urdi dal paste, blended rice, salt and baking powder. Make this into a runny paste (Add more water if required).
  6. Spread some oil on the mould of idli tray.
  7. Fill the idli cooker with enough water for steaming.
  8. Pour the Idli batter into the idli moulds and steam cook the idlis for 10 minutes.
  9. Serve the idlis with Coconut chutney/Peanut Chutney or Sambar.
VN:F [1.9.12_1141]
Rating: 4.5/10 (2 votes cast)
VN:F [1.9.12_1141]
Rating: 0 (from 0 votes)

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Saina Pumkin leaves (Soyna)

Ingredients:

  1. 5 big Pumkin tender leaves
  2. Urdi besan 2 cups
  3. Salt
  4. Tamrin (2cm cubed)
  5. Garlic 2 tbsp
  6. Roasted jeera powder 1tbsp
  7. Baking powder 1 tbsp
  8. water
  9. Chillies (optional)

Method:

  1. Wash the pumkin leaves thoughly.
  2. Pour urdi besan in a bowl and add salt, jeera, baking powder and chillies.
  3. Dip tamrin in 2 cups of water and mesh it with ur hands.
  4. Strain the tamrin water with a sieve to take out any lumps of tamrin.
  5. Add this tamrin water to the bowl of urdi besan.
  6. Mix this well and form a paste.
  7. Lay a leaf on a tray and apply paste all over the leaf.
  8. Lay another leaf on top of the first leaf and do the same. Repeat this with all leaves.
  9. Roll the leaves and make into a cylinder shape. Tie this with a thread.
  10. Steam this for about an hour.
  11. When it is cooked, cut it into thin round pieces and eat.
  12. You can even deep fry the pieces and have with tea, coffee or any other soft drink.
VN:F [1.9.12_1141]
Rating: 8.0/10 (3 votes cast)
VN:F [1.9.12_1141]
Rating: 0 (from 0 votes)

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Saina Dalo leaves (soyna)

Ingredients:

  1. 5 big dalo leaves
  2. Urdi besan 2 cups
  3. Salt
  4. Tamrin (2cm cubed)
  5. Garlic 2 tbsp
  6. Roasted jeera powder 1tbsp
  7. Baking powder 1 tbsp
  8. water
  9. Chillies (optional)

Method:

  1. Wash the dalo leaves and cut off the pointed edge.
  2. Pour urdi besan in a bowl and add salt, jeera, baking powder and chillies.
  3. Dip tamrin in 2 cups of water and mesh it with ur hands.
  4. Strain the tamrin water with a sieve to take out any lumps of tamrin.
  5. Add this tamrin water to the bowl of urdi besan.
  6. Mix this well and form a paste.
  7. Lay a leaf on a tray and apply paste all over the leaf.
  8. Lay another leaf on top of the first leaf and do the same.
  9. Repeat this with all leaves.
  10. Roll the leaves and make into a cylinder shape. Tie this with a thread.
  11. Steam this for about an hour.
  12. When it is cooked, cut it into thin round pieces and eat.
  13. You can even deep fry the pieces and have with tea, coffee or any other soft drink.

Note:

  1. Make sure that saina is fully cooked while steaming. If it is not fully cooked, you can have itchy in your mouth.
  2. It can also be speltĀ  as sehna, saina or soyna.
VN:F [1.9.12_1141]
Rating: 5.3/10 (6 votes cast)
VN:F [1.9.12_1141]
Rating: +2 (from 6 votes)

Tags: , , , ,