Thursday, November 10, 2011

Idly / Kanchipuram Idly Recipe

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Kanchipuram Idly is a special recipe of Kanchipuram , which is a holy city in Tamilnadu. This mildly spiced rice cakes tastes delicious with rich aroma. Its very good for health and makes a filling breakfast or dinner.
In this recipe, the idly batter is prepared with idly rice, urad dal and tempered with spices. This recipe is a big hit in my family and it tastes excellent with coconut chutney  and sambar.
Here is the delicious Indian food Kanchipuram Idly recipe..:)
Ingredients:
  • Idly rice                         - 1 ½ cup
  • Raw rice                        - ½ cup
  • Urad dal                        - 1 cup
  • Ghee                            - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard                        - ¼ tsp
  • Cumin                           - ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves                  - 5 to 6
  • Red chilly                      - 1
  • Grated ginger                - 1 tsp
  • Crushed pepper             - 1 tsp
  • Split urad dal                - ½ tsp
  • Chana dal                     - 1 tsp
  • Hing                             - a pinch
  • Salt to taste
Method:

  1. Wash and soak raw rice, idly rice and urad dal together in water for 5 to 6 hrs or overnight.
  2. Drain out water and grind it in grinder to coarse batter.
  3. Add salt and keep it aside to ferment for atleast 7 to 8 hrs.
  4. Once the batter is fermented, stir well.
  1. Heat ghee in a fry pan.
  2. Temper with mustard, cumin, curry leaves, red chilly, grated ginger, freshly crushed pepper, grated cashew, split urad dal, hing and chana dal.
  3. Add the seasonings to the batter and combine.
  1. Grease the idly plates with sesame oil  and pour batter.
  2. Steam cook for 12 to 15 mins.
  3. Remove from flame and allow to cool.
  4. Serve hot with coconut chutney .
  1. Healthy and lipsmacking Kanchipuram Idly is ready to taste now..!

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82 comments:

  1. I made this today but in a differnt method. This looks very tasty.

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  2. Very pleasing to the eye dish! It looks very tasty! :)

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  3. Wow, idlis looks very appelaing and so soft

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  4. எனக்கு மிகவும் பிடித்த டிபன் வகைகளில் ஒன்று,அருமையாக இருக்கு!!

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  5. idlis kooks tempting &delicious

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  6. Thank you for this recipe.I remember how I had to ask what idli was when I first saw it in a blog;)
    Yummy stuff;)

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  7. Idlis look very delicious Jay.......will have to try soon as I love idlis.

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  8. Looks yummy!! I so drooling..

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  9. Great idlis, looks really tempting :)

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  10. Yumm and super spongy Kanchipuram Idli Dear.Classic.

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  11. I didn't know these were originally from Kanchipuram.. Interesting to know.. Love these type of idlis though.

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  12. Soft and delicious looking idlis...

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  13. Very very nice looking Idlies...Bookmarking the recipe...Thnx for sharing dear...

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  14. look awesome. Great preparation.

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  15. Looks delighful; it's pitty I can't find all those Indian ingredients in my town :-(

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  16. I can eat idlis in breakfast, lunch as well as in Dinner. That's how much I loved it and I make a lot. Its gluten free.

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  17. idly looks very soft n yummy!

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  18. I feel like grabing those out of the screen !!
    Life Scoops

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  19. hey, those r cute little one's. yummyy

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  20. i love spicy and flavored idlis.. its a nice change fromthe usual same taste!

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  21. love this flavorful idli...looks yummm

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  22. Soft and lovely idli...

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  23. I just had this at my company Deepavali celebration, but yours defenitely looks more yummy.

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  24. Love this finger licking idlis with chutney. Fantastic one.

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  25. Love idly..especially with sambar! Yours look great & you have me craving some now!

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  26. so soft n yummy one of my fav ..

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  27. Am ye to try this one ...looks so delish

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  28. Looks very soft and delicious!

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  29. It does look so healthy and lipsmacking to me!:)
    It's just so interesting how many treasures of food we have all around the world :D

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  30. Tempting & spicy!!! Loved the way u have presented it Jay...
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  31. Tried it once but it neva came out that aromatic...will try it soon..Super clicks Jay :)

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  32. KAnchipuram idli looks so soft and delicious. Just yummy :)

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  33. i recently tasted this and tried during navaratri, love this spongy idlis and they look nice

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  34. Idlis look soft, fluffy and yummy! Tempting clicks.

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  35. i heard of this many times.but never ate. can u tell what exactly idli rice is.. is it a normal rava made of rice o something else.

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  36. Love this idli simply with spicy coconut chutney..

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  37. Love kanchipuram idlis..but somehow don't make it very regularly...yours looks delicious

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  38. wow yummy n delicious n interesting too will try this soon

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  39. would love to make this. Will give it a try if i can find idly rice, just about to google it, have never heard of this before. Thanks for sharing such a delicious looking recipe.

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  40. Hey Jay, this is so cute! Another great dish for entertaining :)

    Dropping by from Luxury Haven

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  41. I had these iddles few days ago with tomato chutney..looks so yummy yum yum Jay:)

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  42. Very interesting recipe!I have to try it!Kisses,dear Jay!

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  43. I have not eaten idli in a while. This flavored one sounds delicious!

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  44. This look wonderful. I love the flavors!

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  45. fabulous looking Idlies.....mouth watering......must have tasted so so yum.....will try next time...

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  46. Soft and delicious idlis..yum..

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  47. WOW..This looks awesome..Yummy

    Do visit my blog too
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

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  49. Those are very yummy & delicious idli's...

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  50. Thanks for your valuable feedback..have a great weekend..;)

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  51. Soft and spongy. Idlies are very perfect. Lovely.

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  52. I love all the beautiful flavors in your amazing dishes Jay! Have an amazing day!

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  53. This looks good! I made some idli several weeks ago. Have never tried with the spices before. KIV this! Thanks for sharing!

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  54. Again something new to me specially with those spices, we have rice cakes but we never put spices on it.

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  55. Beautiful display of food..Really looks delicious!

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  56. Could have a plate of it right now , they look soft and delish :).

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  57. Its looking soft and spongy. My huby's fav :)

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  58. Its looking soft and spongy. My huby's fav :)

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  59. Look so cute, really soft & yummy!

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  60. Love this idli! great recipe !

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  61. Hey jay!!!! Been awhile i havent been able to catchup.... Seems like i have missed out alot!!!! Idlis!!! Watta a dish!!! Tempting and luring!!

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  62. Hey jay!!!! Been awhile i havent been able to catchup.... Seems like i have missed out alot!!!! Idlis!!! Watta a dish!!! Tempting and luring!!

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  63. i dint try with idli yet...but tried kaancheepuram egg dosa...

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  64. coming back after a long time 4rm native...gone thrgh all ur missed posts and oh ghosh im back 2 my kitchen wit ur receipes...oh jay they are gr8 treat 4r me...

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  65. I love kanchipuram idlis. I first had them while we were on a holiday at Chennai. Thanks for this lovely looking post :)

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  66. Kanchipuram idli is so moist n flavorful jay. Iam hungry now.

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  67. This sounds and looks so tempting.

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  68. Thanks for your precious time n valuable feedback..
    since Am little busy with my sons birthday function and family outings, couldnt blog actively...will catch you up all soon..;)
    have a nice day..!

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  69. I love these idlis but have never made them at home. I am going to try your recipe. It looks delicious!

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  70. Wow! this sounds interesting! Like this kind of idlis very much... Thanks for being my follower jay :) am interested in diff. innovative veg. recipes more! Looking forward to it!

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