So, thats the tag name, one Sultan Bhai, gave me…Idly amma !!! LOL !!! 🙂 🙂
And here’s the recipe for the Milagai Podi, which when mixed with Sesame Oil, gives a mind-boggling spicy dimension to the awesome sofy Idlies. 🙂
BTW, do u know that Idlies are referred as the Malligai poo Idly, here in Tamil nadu. Malligai poo is the name for Jasmine. And Idlies so soft, as the petals of jasmine are the speciality of Tamil Nadu. Now, isnt that a perfect comparison ???? 😛 😛 😛
Ok, here goes the recipe.
1 cup of Chenna Dhal
1 cup of Urid Dhal (whole ones preferred)
2.5 cups of Red Chillies
0.5 cup of Fried grams
Salt to taste
1 tsp Sugar
1 tbsp Hing powder / a piece of Hard Hing
Til (Sesame seeds) – 0.75 cup
Soak the til in water for a few minutes, drain the water.
Heat a pan, add the soaked til and fry them dry till they pop and become lightly brown.
Remove it from pan and spread it on a big plate to cool.
Now add 1 tsp of sesame oil, add the hard hing. Fry it well. Add the Urid dhal to it and keep frying till the dhal is nicely browned. Fry everything on medium heat only.
Remove the hing and Urid dhal onto the plate for cooling.
Now, add 1/2 tsp of oil and fry the Chenna dhal to a golden brown and remove to the plate for cooling.
Its the turn of Red chillies now. Add a few drops of oil and fry the red chillies till they change color. Dont allow them to become so black.
When everything is cooled, grind the red chillies, til, hing first in the mixie. Then add the dhals, salt, sugar, fried grams and grind coarsely. You can also grind these individually and mix them later.
Go ahead, make it. Make ur breakfast with idly and dosa more spicier and tastier. 😛 😛 😛