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So Healthy and protein rich dish.. which looks different than what we make from normal idlis. Good for dieting peoples. Different variation from pesaratt. Here is the recipe....

Ingredients :

Green gram - 1 cup
Urad dhal - 1 handful
Salt and green chilli
Soda bicarbonate - 1 tsp (Add it when u make idlies)

Method :

1. Soak the green gram and urad dhal together by add salt and green chilli to it.
2. The coarse should not be to fine.
3. Pour the batter in the idli moulds , steam it for 8 minutes.
4. Serve hot with ginger or garlic chutney.

Note :

1. If your using the batter immediately add the soda bi carbonate.
2. You can also ferment it , if fermenting do not add soda as naturally it becomes fluffy.
3. As this idli is blonde serve it with really spicy or ginger chutney.
4. So healthy from normal idlies.

Ginger chutney

Ginger - 1 inch piece
Coconut scrapped - 2 tbsp
Green chillies - 2 o4 3
Jaggery - little
Tamarind - 1 tbsp or according to sourness
Mustard - 1 tsp
Salt and oil

Method :

1. Heat tsp of oil in the kadai and fry the ginger and chillies slightly.
2. Then add the coconut and switch of the flame.
3. Grind everything coarsely with other ingredients and add salt.
4.Season with mustard.
5. Adjust sourness, sweet and spicy according to your required level.

Priya Suresh  – (May 27, 2009 at 2:35 PM)  

Wat a gorgeous presentation..Protein packed idli!!

Padma  – (May 27, 2009 at 2:57 PM)  

Super presentation and also the recipe - very nutitious :)

Mangala Bhat  – (May 27, 2009 at 3:21 PM)  

wow! lovely presentaion ...drooling here ..loks very helthy to try this soon

Nandinis food  – (May 27, 2009 at 3:37 PM)  

Cool green idlis, man! Filled with nutrients! Gorgeous pictures!

ARUNA  – (May 27, 2009 at 4:07 PM)  

gorgeous dear.......awesome clicks, u shd have been a beautician or a bridal decorator Pavithra!

Christo Gonzales  – (May 27, 2009 at 4:11 PM)  

you are making me crazy - I need to taste these wonderful creations of yours!

kittymatti  – (May 27, 2009 at 6:20 PM)  

healthy n lovely recipe dear..u have presented it so well

Vikis Kitchen  – (May 27, 2009 at 7:10 PM)  

So healthy a recipe. Never seen an Idly with green ram. Very Useful post for me.

Unknown  – (May 27, 2009 at 7:20 PM)  

Very healthy recipe, interesting without the addition of rice.

Home Cooked Oriya Food  – (May 27, 2009 at 7:46 PM)  

Lovely recipe.. I love the color of the idlies... I am ready to grab one

chef and her kitchen  – (May 27, 2009 at 9:38 PM)  

That was really a coincidence gal...Same pinch...Ur Idlies look the green colour...will give a try..

Pam  – (May 27, 2009 at 11:16 PM)  

Such a beautiful presentation.

Nithya Praveen  – (May 27, 2009 at 11:31 PM)  

Wow...this is unheard off....looks wonderful.Actually the best thing is the combo...i mean with ginger chutney this wud be perfect!

lubnakarim06  – (May 28, 2009 at 12:23 AM)  

Well presented.....Nutritious and yum idlis......

Pooja  – (May 28, 2009 at 12:39 AM)  

Healthy idlis..looking great ..

Aps Kitchen  – (May 28, 2009 at 1:29 AM)  

Hey Pavi...... I have never made these idlis must give a try good one!!

Parita  – (May 28, 2009 at 3:22 AM)  

Lovely presentation dear..idlis with green gram and without rice sounds very inetresting..will try this soon :)

jd  – (May 28, 2009 at 3:33 AM)  

Wow, that looks sooo cool!

I love the colors...

dsdsds  – (May 28, 2009 at 10:09 AM)  

Oh nice and innovative dish pavithra.. Heard of pesarattu... but never thought of an idli.. can we use idli batter and mix in the moong dal??

Anonymous –   – (May 28, 2009 at 2:40 PM)  

I am simply drooling over the pics.Awesome presentation. I am defntly going to try this.will let u knw.

Pooja  – (May 28, 2009 at 4:34 PM)  

Lovely dish! Great shots as usual :)

Valarmathi Sanjeev  – (May 29, 2009 at 12:47 AM)  

lovely presentation. Nice recipe. Looks yummy.

Priyameena  – (May 29, 2009 at 8:16 AM)  

Healthy Idlis...Recepie is very unique..

sangeeta  – (May 31, 2009 at 1:03 PM)  

first time here........nice recipes n homecooked gran idlis n dosa is my fav too.

dsdsds  – (July 18, 2009 at 5:55 PM)  

i made this idly pavithra... came out very well...

thanks for the recipe!!!!

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