KAMBU IDLI RECIPE

Replacing white rice to millets and whole grains has become my latest addiction. Cannot agree when people say that whole grains and millets can be ground only for making dosa and adais. Try this combo it works fantastic for sooper soft idlies.  This is definitely a nutritious and healthy breakfast !!
What you need:
2 cups - Pearl millet / Kambu
1 cup - Kar Arisi / Brown rice 
1/2 cup - Black uradh dhal
1/4 tsp - Fenugreek seeds
Salt as reqd

How to make:
Wash and soak the pearl millet, rice and fenugreek seeds together and uradh dhal separately for 6 hours.

Grind uradh dhal first with just tbsp of water to smooth paste. Now grind pearl millet and rice to smooth paste.

Mix the batter add salt and ferment it overnite. 

Next day mix the batter well and pour in idli plates and in 13 - 15 mins its done. Serve with spicy coriander / malli thogayal.

What you need for thogayal:
Coriander leaves - 2 cups
Uradh dhal - 2 tbsp
Channa dhal - 1 tsp
Red chillies - 6 nos
Asafoetida - gen pinch
Salt as reqd

How to make:
Dry roast uradh dhal, channa dhal to golden brown and put in a mixer. Now dry roast red chillies and asafoetida and add in the mixer add salt and grind to coarse powder.

Wash the coriander leaves and add to the mixer. Add water if reqd mix well and serve tis thogayal.

Comments

PT said…
like ur healthy recipe kalps..
Sona S said…
healthy and delicious idli with flavourful chutney.
Superb recipe... even in my home to start to replace white rice with millets...
Shama Nagarajan said…
delicious dear..
Manjula Bharath said…
love the combo :) very healthy idli and delicious looking side malli thogal :)
healthy one and looks so soft
S.Menaga said…
Very healthy BF n lovely clicks!!
Rasi said…
wow! who would believe that whole food can look so good..kudos to great health :)
one superhealthy traditional dish combination...that is something to learn kalpana...got to try some time for sure
Saranya Balaji said…
Healthy breakfast...I love this traditional recipe much...
Priya Suresh said…
Wow, amazing idli and delicious thogayal,love to start my day with it.
Chitz said…
Yummy & healthy idlis & thogayal.. Love the healthy combo !