A sweetened variant of the traditional steamed idlis…… 🙂

 

sweet-idlis

Ingredients:

 

Raw Rice – 2 cups (Soak for 6 hours and drain)

Grated Coconut – ½ cup

Rice Flakes (Jada Poha) – ½ cup (washed and drained)

Curds – ½ cup

Eno fruit salt – ½ tsp

Salt – As per taste

Ghee – for greasing

 

                     For Serving:

                     

                           Ghee – 1 tbsp

                           Sugar – 2 Tbsp

                           Maple Syrup – 2 Tbsp (Optional)

 

 

Method:sweet-2

 

Combine the rice and coconut and blend to form a smooth paste

Mix Rice flakes and Curds and keep aside for 15 minutes.

Add Jaggery to the rice flakes and curds, blend to a smooth paste.

Combine the rice-coconut paste, rice flakes paste and salt and mix well into a thick batter. Check the consistency and add a little water, if required.

Just before steaming, add the fruit salt to the batter and sprinkle some water over it and mix well.

Pour the batter into the ghee greased Idli Moulds and steam for 10-12 minutes.

 

Just before serving, pour a little ghee, sprinkle some sugar and pour the maple syrup over the idlis. ( Soaked in maple syrup gives a better taste)

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