Idli is a popular breakfast dish in India. Chef Pankaj Bhadouria shares a recipe for Kanjivaram Idlis, a unique variation of the famous Idlis. These idlis seasoned with pepper, cumin seeds and green chillies are soft and fluffy and melt in your mouth.
In a bowl, add parboiled rice, uncooked rice, udad dal, fenugreek seeds, water and soak it for 4 - 6 hours Add the soaked rice and dal in a blender and prepare a paste Add the batter in a bowl and leave it to ferment for 7 - 8 hours.
In another bowl, soak flattened rice for 10 minutes Drain the water.
In a heated pan, add ghee, cumin seeds, curry leaves, asafoetida, black pepper powder, acne powder Pour the tadka in the batter and mix it.
Grease the idli mould with oil Add the batter and steam it for 20 minutes Serve with coconut chutney.