dahi idli recipe | curd idli chaat recipe 2 ways | suji dahi idli

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dahi idli recipe | curd idli chaat recipe 2 ways | suji dahi idli with detailed photo and video recipe. one of the easy and simple chaat recipes prepared with leftover breakfast idli topped with flavoured yoghurt. the recipe is very much inspired by the popular dahi bhalla or dahi vada recipe with idli as a replacement to vada. this recipe post shows 2 ways of preparing the idli chaat recipe, out of the numerous ways to prepare a lip-smacking chaat recipe.
dahi idli recipe



dahi idli recipe | curd idli chaat recipe 2 ways | suji dahi idli with step by step photo and video recipe. chaat recipes are always a popular choice among all age groups across all indian states. this is generally made with deep-fried snacks with additional toppings of chaat chatnis, savouries and fresh herbs. yet it can also be made with other ingredients like idli as a replacement for deep-fried snacks to prepare a lip-smacking dahi idli recipe.

as i was explaining earlier, this recipe is very much inspired by the dahi vada chaat recipe. basically, the deep-fried vada is happily replaced in this recipe with steamed idlis. thus making it one of the healthy and simple chaat recipes. moreover, due to the porous texture of idli, it soaks and absorbs all the goodness of the creamy yoghurt. in dahi vada we may have to soak it in hot water once it is deep-fried so that it opens up and absorbs the chaat sauces. but there isn’t an issue with idli chaat recipe. in addition to it, you do not have to prepare these for the chaat and you can use leftovers from morning breakfast. thus making an ideal leftover recipe for evening snacks.

curd idli chaat recipe 2 ways furthermore, some more additional tips, suggestions and variants to the dahi idli recipe. firstly, i have specifically prepared an instant rava idli for this chaat recipe. while the instant rava idli is an ideal base for this chaat, but you can also use any type of idli recipe for this chaat. secondly, i have shown 2 ways of preparing a chaat with leftover idlis. this can be clubbed together to form a single chaat recipe. you may use the mixture in the place of boondi and club together with the tadka dahi with green chutney and tamarind chutney. lastly, it does not take a huge amount of time to assemble this and hence prepare it when you are about to serve. also, it may turn soggy or mushy if you delay with the serving.

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dahi idli recipe

dahi idli recipe | curd idli chaat recipe 2 ways | suji dahi idli

HEBBARS KITCHEN
easy dahi idli recipe | curd idli chaat recipe 2 ways | suji dahi idli
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Soaking Time 20 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course chaat
Cuisine south indian
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 319 kcal


Ingredients
 

for rava idli:

  • 1 cup rava / semolina / suji (coarse)
  • ½ cup curd
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup water
  • ½ tsp eno fruit salt

for sweetened curd:

  • 1 cup curd
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup water

for south indian style thayir idli:

  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp chana dal
  • 2 tbsp cashew
  • 2 tbsp raisins
  • 2 chilli (finely chopped)
  • 2 inch ginger (finely chopped)
  • pinch hing
  • 2 tbsp coriander (finely chopped)
  • boondi
  • chilli powder

for street style dahi idli chaat:

  • green chutney
  • tamarind chutney
  • chilli powder
  • cumin powder
  • chaat masala
  • onion (finely chopped)
  • sev
  • coriander (finely chopped)

Instructions
 

how to make soft instant rava idli:

  • firstly, in a pan dry roast 1 cup rava on low flame. roasting rava prevents idli from turning sticky.
  • cool completely, and transfer to the bowl.
  • add ½ cup curd, ½ tsp salt.
  • mix well until everything is well combined.
  • further, add ¾ cup water and mix well until there are no lumps in the batter.
  • cover and rest for 20 minutes, or until the suji is soaked well.
  • now add ½ tsp eno fruit salt and 2 tbsp water.
  • mix gently forming a frothy idli consistency batter.
  • pour the batter into greased idli plate.
  • steam the idli on a medium flame for 10 minutes.
  • finally, rava idli is ready to prepare chaat.

how to make sweetened curd:

  • firstly, in a large bowl take 1 cup curd, 1 tsp sugar, ½ tsp salt and ¼ cup water.
  • whisk and mix forming a smooth consistency curd.
  • sweetened curd is ready. make sure the consistency is slightly watery, else the idli will not absorb the curd.

how to make south indian style thayir idli

  • firstly, prepare the tempering to mix with sweetened curd. for that heat 2 tsp oil.
  • add 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp cumin, ½ tsp chana dal, 2 tbsp cashew, 2 tbsp raisins, 2 chilli, 2 inch ginger and pinch hing.
  • splutter the tempering and roast the cashew until it turns golden brown.
  • pour the tempering over the sweetened curd.
  • also, add 2 tbsp coriander and mix well.
  • to serve the thayir idli, in the plate place 3 idli.
  • pour prepared tempered curd over it generously.
  • top with boondi and sprinkle a little chilli powder.
  • finally, enjoy south indian style thayir idli.

how to make street style dahi idli chaat:

  • firstly, to serve the curd idli chaat, on the plate place 3 idli and pour prepared sweetened curd over it generously.
  • top with green chutney, tamarind chutney.
  • sprinkle a little chilli powder, cumin powder and chaat masala.
  • also, top with onion, sev and coriander.
  • finally, enjoy street style dahi idli chaat.

Nutrition

Calories: 319kcalCarbohydrates: 45gProtein: 16gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 611mgPotassium: 315mgFiber: 4gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 280IUVitamin C: 39mgCalcium: 152mgIron: 5mg


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how to make dahi idli with step by step photo:

how to make soft instant rava idli:

  1. firstly, in a pan dry roast 1 cup rava on low flame. roasting rava prevents idli from turning sticky.
  2. cool completely, and transfer to the bowl.
  3. add ½ cup curd, ½ tsp salt. mix well until everything is well combined.
  4. further, add ¾ cup water and mix well until there are no lumps in the batter.
  5. cover and rest for 20 minutes, or until the suji is soaked well.
  6. now add ½ tsp eno fruit salt and 2 tbsp water.
  7. mix gently forming a frothy idli consistency batter.
  8. pour the batter into greased idli plate.
  9. steam the idli on a medium flame for 10 minutes.
  10. finally, rava idli is ready to prepare chaat.

how to make sweetened curd:

  1. firstly, in a large bowl take 1 cup curd, 1 tsp sugar, ½ tsp salt and ¼ cup water.
  2. whisk and mix forming a smooth consistency curd.
  3. sweetened curd is ready. make sure the consistency is slightly watery, else the idli will not absorb the curd.

how to make south indian style thayir idli

  1. firstly, prepare the tempering to mix with sweetened curd. for that heat 2 tsp oil.
  2. add 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp cumin, ½ tsp chana dal, 2 tbsp cashew, 2 tbsp raisins, 2 chilli, 2 inch ginger and pinch hing.
  3. splutter the tempering and roast the cashew until it turns golden brown.
  4. pour the tempering over the sweetened curd.
  5. also, add 2 tbsp coriander and mix well.
  6. to serve the thayir idli, in the plate place 3 idli. pour prepared tempered curd over it generously.
  7. top with boondi and sprinkle a little chilli powder.
  8. finally, enjoy south indian style thayir idli.

how to make street style dahi idli chaat:

  1. firstly, to serve the curd idli chaat, on the plate place 3 idli and pour prepared sweetened curd over it generously.
  2. top with green chutney, tamarind chutney. sprinkle a little chilli powder, cumin powder and chaat masala.
  3. also, top with onion, sev and coriander.
  4. finally, enjoy street style dahi idli chaat.
    curd idli chaat recipe 2 ways

notes:

  • firstly, make sure the idli is super soft else you may have to soak in curd for a longer time to absorb.
  • also, if the curd is sour then you may have to add a little more sugar to balance.
  • additionally, you can prepare this chaat recipe with any type of leftover idli.
  • finally, dahi idli or thayir idli recipe tastes great when served chilled on a hot summer day.