Podi idlys | How to make Podi idlys

By Pushpa kannan  |  13th Mar 2018  |  
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About Podi idlys Recipe

An evening snack for coffee or tea

Podi idlys is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of Tamil Nadu cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Podi idlys at your home. Podi idlys by Pushpa kannan will help you to prepare the perfect Podi idlys at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs 20 minute for the preparation and 5 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Podi idlys.

Podi idlys

Ingredients to make Podi idlys

  • For idly molaga podi:
  • Red chillies- 1 cup
  • Urad dal- 1/2 cup
  • Channa dal- 1/2 cup
  • Black sesame seeds- 4 tbsps
  • salt- to taste
  • hing- one small piece
  • oil- a little
  • sugar- 1tsp

How to make Podi idlys

  1. Take a kadayi
  2. First fry hing in little oil
  3. Then fry red chillies and keep it aside
  4. Then fry urad dal with little oil
  5. Fry Channa dal and keep both aside
  6. Fry sesame seeds till it splutters and keep aside
  7. Fry salt
  8. Grind all these together finally add one tsp sugar and grind mix well
  9. For idlys
  10. Pour idly batter in idly cooker
  11. Steam it for 15 mins
  12. Apply this idly podi mixed with sesame oil on idlys and keep aside
  13. Serve either hot or warm

My Tip:

You have to fry salt because salt leaves moisture. This powder can be kept for one month. Sugar i add to equalize spices

Reviews for Podi idlys (1)

Shikha Roy2 years ago

Nice one.

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