September 10, 2012

How to Make Dahi Idli

Recipe By Naiya Sheth : Learn how to make Dahi Idli. In earlier recipe we made Dahi Vada. But now here it's a home made recipe of Dahi Idli. Normally in South Indian recipe we makes Idli Sambhar, it is a very well known recipe. But in this recipe we are going to give Idli a chat form by serving with curd. It is very testy and easy recipe. And can be serves as snacks and breakfast also. In this recipe we don't need to make sambhar and coconut chutney, so it can be served quickly. But make sure to use cold idli for this recipe. Even left over idlies can uesd very easily.

Preparation time - 5 minutes
Cooking time - 10 minutes
Serves - 4 persons

Ingredients to Make Dahi Idli:

2 cup whisked curd
1 tea spoon mustard seeds
2 whole dry red chilli
8 to 10 curry leaves
1 tea spoon oil
Salt to taste

For garnishing:

Finely chopped coriander leaves
Red chilli powder
Roasted cumin powder
Nylon sev
Masala Bundi

Method to make Dahi Idli:

  • Add salt into curd, whisk properly. Keep aside. 
  • Cut idlies in to medium pieces. Take some salted water and soak idli pieces in it for minimum 2 to3 minutes.
  • Drain and cook in microwave for 1 minute covered.
  • In small pan heat oil and add mustard seeds to it, when it crackles add curry leaves and whole red chillies to it. (cut it in 3 to 4 pieces.)
  • Pour it over whisked curd and mix well. 
  • In a serving plate or bowl arrange idli pieces first and then pour curd mixture over it. Spread properly to cover idli pieces. 
  • Garnish with coriander leaves, red chilli powder,nylon sev, masala bundi and cumin powder. 
  • Repeat the same for remaining plates. 
  • Serve yummy Dahi Idli immediately. 

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