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Idli Sambhar Fondue

Rabiya Khalid
540 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Idli Sambhar Fondue RECIPE

I love giving an indian touch to any foreign cusine. Fondue is usually considered a french, Italian or swiss affair. So why not indian. And here it is.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Steaming
  • Sauteeing
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Vegan

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Idli sambhar recipe
  2. For idli :
  3. 1 cup regular rice
  4. cup parboiled rice or idli rice,
  5. ½ cup whole or split urad dal
  6. ¼ cup thick poha
  7. 1 tsp salt
  8. oil to brush
  9. For sambhar :
  10. 1 cup mix dals soaked
  11. 2 tbsp Everest sambhar masala
  12. 1 tbsp tamarind Pulp
  13. 1 cup mixed vegetables
  14. Curry leaves , mustard seeds , round red chillies for tempering
  15. coriander to garnish


  1. Rinse both the regular rice and parboiled rice. Rinse the poha and add to the rice.
  2. Add water cover and keep the rice and poha to soak for 4 to 5 hours.
  3. Soak the urad dal separately in water for 4-5 hours.
  4. Then grind separately and mix both batters well. Add salt.
  5. Cover and let the batter ferment for 8-9 hours or more if required.
  6. The batter will become double in size and rise after fermentation.
  7. Grease the idli moulds.
  8. Pour the batter in the moulds and steam the idlis in a steamer.
  9. Steam for 10-12 mins or until the idlis are done.
  10. Remove and serve with sambhar.
  11. For sambhar :
  12. Boil dal to one whistle in cooker.
  13. Whisk it to smooth paste
  14. Add mix vegetables like drumsticks, potato, brinjal etc.
  15. Add Everest sambhar masala and tamarind pulp.
  16. Temper with mustard seeds, curry leaves, red chillies.
  17. Add salt. Garnish with coriander.
  18. Assemble in fondue stand and serve hot.

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Kaaviya Safeek
Kaaviya Safeek   Aug-15-2016

Sukhmani Bedi
Sukhmani Bedi   Jun-30-2016

i love this so much

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