My today's post is a healthy and nutritious breakfast recipe which is prepared using three diet friendly ingredients - Brown rice, Millet and Horse gram. All the ingredients are soaked and ground into batter consistency to get a soft and healthy idlis. The same batter can be used for preparing Dosa, uthapam and Kuzhipaniyaram.
1 Cup Horse gram / Kollu
1 Cup Millet ( any variety )
1 Cup Brown rice
1 Tsp Methi / Fenugreek seeds
Salt to taste
Water, as needed for grinding
Wash and soak horse gram in a water along with methi seeds.
Wash and soak millet along with brown rice in a separate bowl.
Soak it for 5 - 6 hours.
Drain the water from millet - brown rice and grind it into smooth and thick batter by adding little water.
Transfer it to a big bowl and keep aside.
Now, drain the water from horsegram and grind into smooth batter.
Transfer the horse gram batter to the millet - brown rice batter.
Add salt and mix well.
Close it with a lid and let it ferment overnight.
Once done, mix well, take one ladle of batter and pour it in a mini idly trays.
Steam it for 10 - 15 minutes and switch off the flame.
Dip the spoon in water and slowly de - mould the idlis from the trays and serve hot.
Serving Options :
Serve hot with chutney and sambhar.
The same batter can also be used to prepare dosa or uthapam or Kuzhipaniyaram ( appe ).