Idly and kadalai Mavu Chutney ( besan flour chutney /Bombay chutney )

3 servings
15 min
15 min
Very Easy



For Idly :

Bombay Chutney:


  • For Idly :
    Wash and Soak Rice and dal seperately for 4 hours. First grind dal to a very smooth paste( for best results grind dal for 45 minutes) . Grind Rice near to coarse consitency. Add salt and mix well. Keep the batter aside over night. Next day grease the idly moulds with oil and pour 1 laddle of the fermented batter and let it steam for 7 minutes. When it is done switch off the stove and let it for 5 minutes.
  • Bombay Chutney:
    Mix besan flour with 1 cup of water and keep aside. Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, asafotida , green chillies and chopped onions one by one and fry well. Then add chopped tomatoes and salt and stir well. Add besan water and let it cook for more than 7 minutes till the raw smell of the besan flour goes. Garnish with coriander leaves and add lemon juice.


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