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Thursday, July 23, 2015

Cooked Rice Idli - Idli with left over Rice - Soft Idli's

Do you have left over rice? Don't worry. you could make soft,spongy and yummy idli's.Already i have posted  left over rice recipes,compiled from my blog. This is my 10th post,regarding it.Cooked rice, when blended with idli rava, and curd, tastes good.

Cooked Rice Idli
Cook Time : 16 - 18 minutes  .                   
Recipe Category:Idli Recipes

Recipe Cuisine:Indian
yield:45 idli's


Idli Rava - 2 cups.
Cooked Rice - 2 cups.
curd /butter Milk - 1 cup.
water - 2 cups.
salt - as needed.
Green chillies - 4 -5.
curry leaves - 2 sprig.
cilantro - fistful.
Ginger - 1 inch.

To temper

Mustard seeds - 1 tsp.
urad dal - 2 tsp.
chana dal - 2 tbsp.


Grind cooked rice + Green chillies + salt with a cup of curd into a fine Paste, in a blender or mixie.

  •  Take a wide mixing vessel, add rice rava, add ground cooked paste and mix it with 2 cups of water.
  • Allow it to ferment over night or  8 - 9 hrs.
  • Before Making idli's, temper the batter with items listed in "To Temper" column. Then add chopped curry leaves,chopped Ginger and cilantro. Mix well.

  • Make sure the batter is in idli batter consistency.Adjust water According to the consistency.
  • Then take the idli mould, grease some oil, over each plates.Spoon it with batter.
  • Then steam cook it for 16 - 18 minutes, or inserted spoon or fork comes out clean.
  • Allow it to rest for 2 - 3 minutes.Then un mould it.

  •  Adding Ginger, Fresh cilantro and curry leaves gives extra flavour to idli's.
  •  Since we are using cooked rice, it takes time to steam cook. check inserted spoon comes out clean,before u unmould.
  • Adjust water according to batter consistency.
  • Fermenting idli rava with cooked rice, gives softness to idli's.
  • if you have left over batter, you can make it as uttapam, the next day.


Nava K said...

Creative made over of left over rice. I can't stand idli. Had too much during my growing up years. Stuffed by mum but my other half will love them. So nice.

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Herbs Spices and Tradition said...

Hi Gayathri,
I really liked the idea of rice idli to use the left over rice.

Rapabi said...

Wow...gayatri thanks being a vysya am also interested in learning typicak vysya cooking.... They are so tasty..... Has I googled found this.. Thanks a ton. Will try it.