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Urad Dal and Rice Idli



Urad Dal and Rice Idli is a South Indian dish. It is made from a combination of urad dal (black lentils) and rice, which are ground into a paste, fermented overnight and then steamed in small molds. The idlis are usually served with chutney and sambar. Urad dal and rice idlis are high in protein and fiber, and are a good source of vitamins and minerals. They are also low in fat and calories, making them a healthy and nutritious breakfast option.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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Urad Dal

1 cup


1 cup

Fenugreek Seeds

1 teaspoon

Salt to taste


2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Soak the Urad Dal and Rice separately in water for at least 4 hours.

Step 2:

Drain the water from the Urad Dal and grind it into a smooth paste.

Step 3:

Drain the water from the Rice and grind it into a coarse paste.

Step 4:

Mix the Urad Dal paste and Rice paste together in a bowl.

Step 5:

Add the Fenugreek Seeds and Salt to the mixture and mix well.

Step 6:

Heat the Oil in a pan and add the mixture to it.

Step 7:

Cook the mixture on low heat for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 8:

Grease an Idli mould with Oil and pour the mixture into it.

Step 9:

Steam the Idlis for about 10 minutes.

Step 10:

Serve the Urad Dal and Rice Idlis hot with chutney or sambar.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 9464 users have chowed down on Urad Dal and Rice Idli a whopping 17179 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune, Lucknow are the top 5 cities gobbling up Urad Dal and Rice Idli like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Urad Dal and Rice Idli, our users are head over heels in december, but the interest cools down in may.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Urad Dal and Rice Idli is the food of choice for 28-30 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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