Idli is a popular breakfast recipe in India often served with chutney and served across all the restaurant’s as a breakfast and sometimes as a snack. Today, we will prepare Idli recipe without using soda which is as tasty and yummy as the one served in hotel or restaurant’s. Also, we will prepare the lip smacking green chutney along with the Idli recipe.
Watch the Idli recipe made without using Soda: Idli Recipe
To prepare Idli, rice is first soaked in water and then grinded to get the batter. Later we need to steam cook the batter in a vessel to make Idli’s. The chutney has coconut and green chillies along with other spices to get the perfect taste and goes well with the steaming hot Idli’s. This Idli recipe is prepared without using soda. Checkout the popular -> Mangalore Banana Buns
Firstly, we will prepare the Idli’s as per the below method and then we will proceed with preparing the chutney.
Ingredients for Idli Batter:
Dosa Rice Rawa 500gm (Rice is washed and then drained for 30 min in a strainer and dried in open air and grinded a little for about 10 sec to obtain a thick powder)
Urad dal 100 gm soaked in water for 6-8 hrs
Cooked Rice 1 and 1/2 cup
Poha 1 cup soaked in water
Grated coconut 1
Method for Idli:
Firstly, In a mixer jar
Add grated coconut and cooked rice
Also add urad dal and poha
Add lukewarm water for fluffiness(No soda is used)
Secondly, Grind it to a very thin paste
Take the grinded paste in a vessel
Add rice rawa
Now Add lukewarm water
Mix it thorughly
Keep the vessel aside in a warm place for 10-12 hrs
Chana or Chickpea is a pulse from a legume plant. Various cuisines have lots of dishes around chickpea. Similarly Indian cuisine offers main course as well as snacks and breakfast dishes made using chana as it is popular in India. In this recipe, we will prepare a breakfast dish using Chana or Chickpea called Usali or Usal, its a tangy and spicy Nashta recipe.
In this Nashta recipe, firstly, we pressure cook chana and later we cook it in spices like mustard, curry leaves to enhance the flavour along with other spices to make Chana Usali. Checkout my Tasty Banana Breakfast Recipe, you will love it.
Onion 2 large chopped
Chickpea 1/4 kg Soaked in water for 8 hours
a piece of ginger
1 lemon juice
Salt 1/2 tbsp
Coriander leaves a few
Green chilly 8
Curry Leaves a few
Water 1/4 ltr
Oil 4 tbsp
Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder a pinch
Firstly, Take the soaked chickpea and add to cooker vessel
Add salt and 1/4 ltr water cook until 6 whistles
If water still is not dried then you can dry it by cooking a little more with the lid open
Secondly, Heat a pan and add oil and add mustard seeds
Now add curry leaves
Add chopped green chilly and stir a little
Later add chopped onion
Roast it further until onion changes to golden brown on full flame
Add Turmeric powder, ginger paste and coriander leaves, add salt if required as per taste
Similarly, add chickpea to the pan on full flame and stir well for 1 min
Close the lid on medium flame allow it to cook for 5 min
Take off stove
Finally, Add 1 lemon juice to the pan and mix it well
Serve Hot. Tangy, Spicy flavorful healthy breakfast recipe is ready.
Indian food offers a lot of tasty snack options wherein some are unique to regions and some snacks you will find throughout the country. Similarly, Chakli or Murukku is one such tasty yet elegant Indian snack recipe that you will find throughout the country. Its recipe differs based on the ingredients used across the regions.
In this Chakli recipe we have use a tasty masala mixture in the batter which enhances the taste of Murukku Indian snack. Try this Tasty Mangalore Banana Buns Recipe as a snack or a breakfast recipe. We have used a traditional method to make the chakli which makes it tasty and also no artificial colour is used.
Wheat flour 250 gm or 2 cup (200 gm wheat flour and 50 rice flour)
I love fishes being from coastal region it is a staple food in almost all coastal areas. Fish is the most loved among all the seafood recipes. Fish is used in almost all types of cooking recipes like fish fry, curry and even in Biryani. In this recipe, We will prepare Surmai Seer/King Fish recipe wherein we will shallow fry it after applying tasty masala. The fish after applying the masala is placed on Rawa/Sooji and then it is shallow fried on a Tawa or a Pan.
Indian Side dish recipes are varied in those that are made using vegetables and other being prepared using Meat products. This simple and tasty delicacy is a fry recipe using Raw Banana or Cooking Banana which is a complete vegetarian dish. Raw Banana is a vegetable which is almost similar to the Fruit Banana but instead used in many vegetable side dishes and curries.
To fry raw banana pieces, firstly they are applied the masala and then shallow fried in a pan to make this vegetarian recipe. This recipe can also be served as a starter recipe before meals or as a side dish with meals. Checkout my Delicious Kaddu Sabzi recipe here: Kaddu Sabzi
Raw Banana 2 Large
Ginger paste 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder 1/2 spoon
Salt 1 tsp
Red chilly powder 1 and 1/2 tbsp
Lemon Juice 1
Gram Flour/Besan 1 and 1/2 tbsp
Oil 4 tbsp to fry
Coriander powder 1/2 tbsp
Firstly, Chop banana into equal pieces and most importantly keep them soaked in water.
Secondly, In a bowl
Add all the ingredients and 1/2 cup water
Mix it well to form a paste of medium thick consistency
Dip the chopped banana pieces into the paste and apply it thoroughly and marinate it
Further, Heat a pan and add 2 tbsp oil
Place the pieces in the pan and add 1 tbsp oil
Close lid and fry for 4-5 min on medium flame.
Open and further turn/flip the pieces and add 1 tbsp oil
Similarly, Close lid and fry for 4-5 min on medium flame.
Finally, Take off stove.
Vegetable Banana Fry is ready. Serve Hot
Hence, the Cooking Banana Fry is crispy on the outside and softer inside as the tangy and spicy masala further enhances the taste.