firstly, take a large cucumber and grate full
squeeze off the juice. keep cucumber and juice aside
RICE - 1 CUP
in a large bowl soak 1 cup rice for 3 hours or overnight.
drain off the water and transfer to a mixi
JAGGERY - HALF CUP
add ½ cup jaggery and ½ cup coconut
THICK COARSE PASTE
also, add cucumber juice and blend to a coarse paste.
make sure to add cucumber juice in batches, else the batter may turn water
add grated cucumber and ¼ tsp salt to the batter.
mix well making sure everything is well combined.
add cucumber juice as required to adjust the consistency of the batter
BANANA LEAF - GREASE
now take a large piece of banana leaf and grease with ghee
BATTER - 2 LADLEFUL
pour 2 ladleful of batter and fold the banana leaf
make sure the batter is well sealed without overflowing
STEAM - 20 MINUTES
now steam the idli for 25 minutes or until it is cooked complete
READY TO EAT
finally, enjoy cucumber idli with ghee or with honey