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mini idli recipe| bullet idli recipe

mini idli recipe| bullet idli recipe
Course Main
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 12 hours
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 12 hours 8 minutes
Servings 4 Servings


ingredients for bullet idli batter

  • 1 cup idli rava - cream of rice
  • 1 cup urad dal/spilt & skinned black gram lentils
  • salt as required
  • water for soaking
  • coconut oil to grease


mini idli batter recipe:

  • firstly, soak the urad dal in enough water for 4-5 hours.
  • furthermore, drain the water from the urad dal and keep it aside.
  • take the urad dal in the wet grinder / mixer. add some of the urad dal strained water and grind.
  • however, if the batter appears too thick, add some water. grind to a smooth batter.
  • after that pour in a non reactive deep pan or pot.
  • furthermore, rinse the idli rava till the water runs clear of the starch.
  • drain the water well from idli rava by squeezing excess water from idli rava.
  • mix the squeezed idli rava to the batter well.
  • make sure there are enough space for batter to raise when fermented.
  • cover and ferment in warm place for atleast 6 - 8 hours.
  • you can see the batter has raised slightly indicating its well fermented.
  • mix the batter slightly and add salt to taste.

steaming mini idli recipe:

  • brush idli moulds with oil.
  • pour the batter in the idli moulds.
  • additionally, place the idli stand in the steamer containing with some boiling water.
  • furthermore, cover with a lid and steam the idlis for 10 minutes.
  • finally, arrange the mini idlis then add more sambar on top.