31 May 2011

Raagi/Finger Millet Idli With Ginger & Green Chilli Chutney

raagi Idli

We all prepare the regular Idlis all the times. So I just twisted the regular recipe and replaced rice to raagi and rest the recipe remains same. The result was a healthy, yummy breakfast.

Please dont go by the colour. it tastes really nice :)



Raagi/ Finger Millet Idli With Ginger &Green Chilli Chutney
(Raagi flour mixed with fermented urad dal mix and Steam cooked & Served with Spicy & Sweet Chutney)

Preparation Time: 10 min
Cooking Time:30 min
Serves:4-6

Ingredients for Raagi Idli

1.5 cup Raagi flour
3/4 cup urad dal 
salt per taste
1tbsp ghee


Method 

Sieve and keep aside the raagi flour. Soak the urad dal in water for about four hours. Grind the  Urad dal into a fine batter adding very lilttle water. Add the sieved raagi flour to the batter. Let the batter sit overnight for fermatention.

You can add the salt before fermenting also but I usually add it next day just when preparing the idlis.
Take a pressure cooker/Idli cooker and grease Idli stands with ghee and pour 1 laddle full of batter to each bowl and steam cook for about 25 minutes.



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Ginger & Green Chilli Chuteny/Dip
(Ginger & Green Chilli blended with Fresh coconut and spices)

Preparation Time :10 min
Cooking Time: No cooking
Serves :2-4

Ingredients

1" ginger washed and peeled
1.5 green chilli (vary according to spicy level)
1/2 cup grated fresh coconut
salt to taste
half lemon size tamarind

For the Seasoning

1tsp oil
1 tsp musturd seed
1 starnd curry leaves
1 red chilli broken

Method

Put all the above ingredients expect the seasoning ingredients into a blender and grind it in to corase paste. Put it in a serving bowl and add the seasoning.
Serve it with hot Idli.

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