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Monday, December 31, 2018

Thinai Idly/Foxtail Millet Idly

Thinai Idly / Foxtail Millet Idly

A Super Healthy Breakfast Recipe. Diabetic & Weightloss Friendly Recipe.

Foxtail Millet Rice / Thinai Rice - One Cup
Idly Rice - 1/4 Cup
Urad Dal / Blackgram - 1/4 Cup
Flattened Rice / Aval - 1/4 Cup

Recipe for Thinai Idly

Soak the both the rice & flattened rice together for 3 to 4 hrs minimum. And the urad dal (blackgram) for about 2 hrs minimum. Then grind the dal first to a fine paste. Remove it in a bowl. Now grind the rice & flattened rice mixture to a little coarse paste. Transfer it to the same bowl. Add Salt as required 7 mix well. Transfer the batter to a larger bowl. The bowl should be just half full with the batter. Close it & keep it for fermentation in a warm place for about 3 to 4 hrs.

Add water to an idly steamer & heat. Once the water starts boiling, pour the batter in Idly moulds & steam till done. Serve the Idlys hot with Sambhar, Coconut Chutney, Tomato Chutney, Chettinad Shallots & Garlic Kuzhambu, Chettinad Karuvepillai Kuzhambu, Chettinad Thakkali Kuzhambu.

Youtube Video Link : Here is the link for the video on how to make the Soft Foxtail Millet Idlys

The Tamil Version of this recipe was published in the 15th May 2018 Issue of the Aval Vikatan  Magazine in the Kitchen Basics Section.
Here is the link for it.

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