Kancheevaram Idli Ingredients:
Rice - 1 cup,
Urad dal - 1 cup,
Coconut - 1/2 cup,
Oil 2 tablespoon,
Pepper 1/2 teaspoon,
Jeera 1/2 teaspoon,
Channadal 1/2 teaspoon,
Salt 3/4 teaspoon or according to taste,
Ginger 1/2 inch,
Curry leaves a few,
A pinch of hing,
A pinch of turmeric.
Kancheevaram Idli Preparing Method:
1. Soak rice and urad dal in water for a few hours. Wash and grind into a coarse batter adding enough water. Keep fermenting overnight.
2. Next morning heat oil in a pan add the rest of the ingredients, fry a bit, and then mix into the batter along with the salt. The batter must be thick.
3. Steam in idli moulds or greased plate for 10-20 minutes.
4. Serve hot with tomato chutney or sambhar.