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How to make Idli & Dosa

Idli dosa

Idli is a rice steamed cake and Dosa is crispy rice pancake seasoned with salt. Idli and dosa are very popular South Indian breakfast dishes.



For making Idli

  1. In an Idli cooker or steamer, pour the batter as show in the video demonstration.
  2. Steam it for about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Prick the idli with a stick to check if the inner part of idli is cooked well.
  4. Switch off the flame and allow the idli to cool.
  5. Scoope the idli with a spoon on a plate.
  6. Serve it hot with powdered chutney or other chuteny.

For making Dosa 

  1. Heat oil in a pan and add 2 large spoons of Idli dosa batter.
  2. Spread it over the pan to form a pancake shape.
  3. When one side starts to leave the pan, turn the other side and cook the dosa.
  4. Serve hot dosa with onion chuteny or other chutney