March 27, 2012

How to Make Corn Idli

By Naiya Sheth : Learn how to make Corn Idli. Surprising recipe for idli. Normally we are making idli from rice and urad dal. Here in this recipe fresh corn and urad dal is used. So, it's an ideal recipe for diabetic patients also. It is good for breakfast and snacks also. It tastes nice with coconut chutney.

Preparation time - 15 minutes
Cooking time - 20 to 25 minutes

Ingredients to make Corn Idli:

500 grams fresh corn
300 grams urad dal
Salt to taste
1 table spoon fruit salt
3 to 4 green chilies finely chopped
1 1/2 table spoon oil
1 tea spoon mustard seeds
8 to 10 curry leaves roughly chopped
1 table spoon curd
Oil for greasing

To serve with:

Coconut chutney

Method to make Corn Idli:
  • Wash and soak urad dal for 3 to 4 hours.
  • Grate corns and crush them roughly.
  • Crush urad dal and mix corn and dal mixture together.
  • Add curd and salt, mix well and keep aside for 3 to 4 hours.
  • Add sufficient water to steamer and grease idli mold. Heat till water reach to boiling temperature. 
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds to it, when they crackles add curry leaves and add the mixture to idli better.
  • Mix well and add fruit salt. Again mix well and pour the mixture to idli mold.
  • Steam till cooked or 20 to 25 minutes.
  • When ready remove from mold and serve hot Corn Idli with coconut chutney.

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