Bran rice idli


2 cups bran rice
1/2 cup blackgram dal (urad)
1/2 cup red poha(flattened rice)
Salt to taste

Soak the rice for 5-6 hours or preferably overnight. Soak the dal and poha seperately for 1-2 hours.

Grind the urad and poha mixture first till super smooth. Remove to a seperate vessel and then add the rice and grind well till soft and not grainy. Add salt and mix well with the urad batter. Allow it to ferment for 6-8 hours.

Grease idli plates with little oil and pour the batter. Steam till cooked. Serve hot with sambar or chutney of your choice.
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Satya said...

very healthy n nutritious...
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Priya said...

Healthy idly..

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

I always love when someone tries regular stuff out of something extra ordinary. Love it.

Dr.Sameena Prathap

Hey EC,

Yummy and tasty idis..Can i have some!!:)


sanjeeta kk said...

Oh, that looks very healthy idly! Love the scarlet hue of the cute idlies.

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AnuG said...

This is a fresh take! Must try it out! I started blogging 6 months ago and it's wonderful the amount of sharing and knowledge that's out there! You have a very nice blog :).

EC said...

Thanks everyone

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Adel said...

Thanks for presenting the wholesome nutritious recipe. Good idea.

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