Saturday, March 1, 2014


Ingredients required:

1.       Broken wheat -250 gm
2.       Oats (Powdered)- 100 gm
3.       Gingili Oil-1 tablespoon
4.       Grated carrot -1 tablespoon
5.       Shredded ginger-few
6.       Mustard seeds – 1teaspoon
7.       Broken urud dal-1 teaspoon
8.       Bengal gram-1 teaspoon
9.       Curd-200 gm
10.   Green chilies- 3 nos.
11.   Curry leaves-few.
12.   Hinge-1 pinch
13.   Salt as required

Soak broken wheat and oats in curd, add salt and keep it for an hour or two.  Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, allow it to splutter and add broken urud dal, Bengal gram, shredded ginger, finely cut green chilies, hinge, grated carrot and curry leaves and fry for a minute and add to the batter.  Grease the idly plates and pour required amount of batter to the plates and steam it for 5 to 10 minutes.  Remove it from fire and allow it cool for a while and then remove gently all the idlies  and now the yummy broken wheat idly is ready to serve.  Serve it with any chutney or sambar.