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Vermicelli and semolina idli

June 26, 2014
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  • Serves 6
Author Notes

Steamed savoury cake made with semolina and vermicelli —maayeka

What You'll Need
  • Semolina /Sooji - 1 cup Vermicelli /sevai - 1 cup Yogurt /dahi - 1 cup Green chili, chopped - 1 tsp French beans,finely chopped- 2 tbsp Carrot ,finely chopped- 2 tbsp Ginger,finely chopped -1 tsp Turmeric- a pinch of (optional) Fruit salt/eno- 1tsp Salt-
  1. Heat oil in a pan and add white lentil and saute. When it become pink then add mustard seeds and cashews. When seed start crackling then add vermicelli and saute on medium heat for 2 minutes. Now add semolina,green chilies and curry leaves and roast for a minute. Switch off the flame,add chopped vegetables and let it cool down completely. Now add beaten yogurt,salt and some water and make a medium thick batter. Cover and rest for 20 minutes. Grease idli moulds and boil water in the steamer. When water start boiling then add eno in the batter and fill in the idli moulds. Steam for 10 minutes in the steamer. Take out ,rest for 2 minutes and scoop out with a wet spoon. Serve with coconut chutney and tomato chutney.

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