Idli recipe without soda and tasty chutney recipe

Idli Recipe without Soda & Chutney Recipe

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

Easy Idli recipe Indian food
Idli before steam cooked

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
  • Add 1 glass of water
  • Take out the idli vessel (washed and dried)
  • Apply oil to the idli vessel as shown
  • Heat the idli vessel
  • Add water as shown
  • Now Add idli batter into the idli vessel spots
  • When the water is boiling
  • Keep the idli plates in the vessel
  • Close lid and Cook for 12-15 min for full flame
  • Check for idli whether it is cooked
  • Switch off stove
  • Remove idli plates and allow it to cool for 5 min
  • Remove idli’s a shown
  • Soft and fluffy Idli’s are ready

Ingredients For Chutney:

  • Grated coconut 1
  • Dried mango 2-3 pieces or half lemon juice
  • Green chilly 7-8
  • Coriander leaves a few as shown
  • Ginger 1 piece
  • Garlic 3 cloves
  • Salt as per taste

Method for Chutney:

  • Heat a pan
  • Roast green chilly for 30 sec on medium flame
  • In a mixer jar
  • Add roasted green chilly, grated coconut, ginger & garlic, coriander leaves, salt.
  • Also Add dried mango pieces and water 1/2 cup
  • Grind it to a very thin paste
  • Now for Tadka do the following:
  • Heat a vessel and add 1 tbsp oil
  • Now add 1 tsp mustard seeds and a few curry leaves
  • Switch off stove
  • Add grinded chutney in the vessel
  • Mix it thoroughly
  • Tasty coconut chutney is ready.
  • Served Hot with Idli.
Chana Chickpea Usal Recipe Breakfast

Chana Usali Nashta Recipe Breakfast

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.

Watch the complete Video recipe here: Chana Usal Recipe Healthy Breakfast

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.

Ingredients:

  • 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

Method:

  • 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.
Easy Chakli Recipe Indian Snack Food

Chakli Murukku Snack Recipe Indian Tasty Dish

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.

Watch the complete video here: Tasty Chakli Recipe

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.

Ingredients:

  • Wheat flour 250 gm or 2 cup (200 gm wheat flour and 50 rice flour)
  • Coriander powder 1 and 1/2 tsp + Cumin powder 3/4 tsp + Fennel seeds powder 3/4 tsp = 3 tsp
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Carom Seeds 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida a pinch
  • Red chilly powder 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • Sesame seeds 2 tbsp
  • Water to Knead
  • Oil To Fry

Method:

  • Firstly, Take a cloth and place both the mixed flours in it and make a potli
  • Secondly, In a cooker add 2 glass water and place the potli on a plate in the cooker
  • Cook further for 20 min without whistle.
  • Take it off stove and remove the flour potli
  • Break the cooked flour into powder
  • Add red chilly powder, 3 powder mixture, ajwain, turmeric powder, asafoetida and sesame seeds and knead with little water
  • Further, Place the dough inside the chakli maker
  • Make chakli’s of required proportion and size
  • Heat Oil
  • Later, When oil is heated, add chakli’s in oil
  • Fry for total of 3 min with constant turning in between and Take the fried chakli’s off stove.
  • Tasty and Spicy Chakli is Ready.

Surmai Seer Fish Fry

Surmai Seer/King Fish Fry Easy Fish Recipe

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.

For Video Recipe, Click here: Tasty Surmai Fish Fry

Surmai or Seer/King fish is widely popular for its recipe and particularly for its Fry recipe. Checkout the Dried Prawns or Sukha Jhinga sabzi recipe which is unique and delicious.

Ingredients:

  • Surmai/Seer/King fish 1/2 kg cleaned
  • Ginger 1 piece crushed
  • Garlice 2-3 cloves crushed
  • Red chilly powder 1 and 1/2 tbsp
  • Coriander powder 1/2 tbsp
  • Lemon juice 1/2
  • Salt as per taste
  • Turmeric powder 1/2 spoon
  • Sooji/Rawa as required

Method:

  • Firstly, Mix all the ingredients and Make a fine paste
  • Secondly, Take sooji in a plate
  • Apply the mixture paste thoroughly to the fish
  • Later, Apply Sooji to the Fish in a thin layer so that the masala does not come out (Sooji is used as it adds taste as well as applying it makes the masala intact on the fish while frying)
  • Further, Heat a pan
  • Add 2 tablespoon Oil
  • On full flame, Add the Fish in the Pan
  • Add 1 tablespoon oil
  • Keep on full flame for 1 min and cook
  • Make the flame on medium
  • Close lid and cook it further for 1 min
  • Turn the fish and repeat
  • Add 1 tablespoon oil
  • Keep on full flame for 1 min and cook
  • Similarly, Make the flame on medium
  • Close lid and cook for 1 min
  • Tasty Surmai/Seer Fish Fry is Ready. Serve Hot
Kela Fry

Raw Banana Fry Vegetarian Recipe

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.

Watch the video recipe ->: Raw Banana Fry

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

Cooking Banana Fry
Tasty and Crispy Raw Banana Fry

Ingredients:

  • 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

Method:

  • 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.