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Moongdal Idli | Protein rich Idli

Prep time: 5 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Serving : 3

Ingredients

  • 2 cups moong dal soaked for 3-4 hours

  • 1/4 cup water

  • 2 teaspoons oil

  • 1 tablespoon mustard

  • 1 teapoon cumin

  • A pinch of hing

  • 2 inches ginger chopped

  • 3-4 green chilies chopped

  • 7-8 curry leaves chopped

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  • Split cashews (optional)

  • Oil to grease the idli plates

Instructions

  1. Blend soaked moong dal with 1/4 cup water to a smooth paste and keep aside.

  2. Heat 2tsp oil for tempering, add hing, mustard and cumin.

  3. Once they start spluttering, add chopped chilies, ginger ans curry leaves.

  4. Mix the batter and the tempering, add salt and baking soda.

  5. Grease the idli plates and place split cashews in the middle (optional).

  6. Pour the batter on to the idli mould/plates. Steam for 12-15 mins on medium flame.

  7. Serve with some spicy green chutney.

Pictorial Instructions


1. Blend soaked moong dal with 1/4 cup water to a smooth paste and keep aside.

Heat 2tsp oil for tempering, add hing, mustard and cumin.

2. Once they start spluttering, add chopped chilies, ginger ans curry leaves.

Mix the batter and the tempering, add salt and baking soda.

3. Grease the idli plates and place split cashews in the middle (optional).

Pour the batter on to the idli mould/plates. Steam for 12-15 mins on medium flame.

4. Serve with some spicy green chutney.


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