Idly and kadalai Mavu Chutney ( besan flour chutney /Bombay chutney )




Ingredients for Idly Method

Wash and Soak Rice and dal seperately for 4 hrs.
First grind dal to a very smooth paste.. ( for best results grind dal for 45 mins)
Grind Rice near to coarse consitency.
Add salt and mix well.
Keep the batter aside over night.
Next day grease the idly moulds with oil and pour 1 laddle of the fermented batter and let it steam for 7 mins.
When it is done switch off the stove and let it for 5 mins. ( don't open immediately) 
Serve with Sambar , chutneys of your taste..

Bombay Chutney ( Kadalai mavu chutney)

It is all time favourite of my hubby's family. They have it with idly, dosa or even for poori too. Its very simple and tasty..

Ingredients

Besan flour  : 3 tbsps
Onion          : 1
Tomato        : 1
Green chillies   : 3
Lemon juice     : 1/2 tsp
Mustard
Asafotida
Salt
Oil
Coriander leaves

Method

Mix besan flour with 1 cup of water and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, asafotida , green chillies and chopped onions one by one and fry well.
Then add chopped tomatoes and salt and stir well
Add besan water and let it cook for more than 7 mins till the raw smell of the besan flour goes.
Garnish with coriander leaves and add lemon juice..


Idly Rice : 4 cups
Urad dal : 1 cup
Salt

20 comments:

PranisKitchen said...

looks so delicious.One of our favorite..idly with chutney ,can have up to 5 idlis minimum
But this besan flour chutney is new to me..sure will try this one..nice recipe

srividhya Ravikumar said...

You are correct prani.. we can't count idlies how much we are having when with chutney and sambar.. Most of the hotels in Madurai we get this chutney only with idly.. Try it out.. it will sure tastes great..

kitchen queen said...

Nice and delicious combo.

Maaya said...

hi, what a agrea combination i love chutneys and pickles too... looks yummy

Ms.Chitchat said...

Soft spongy idlis and an interesting chutney to go with it. Yum yum :)

Jay said...

Tempting recipe and needless to mention, a lovely click.

Priya said...

Spongy idli with besan flour chutney, looks super delicious..

Krishnaveni said...

nice click.....tempting a lot

Akal's Saappadu said...

I love idlis too!! this chutney used to be served in the hostel, back in India!!! wonderful combination!!!!

Uma said...

idlis look so soft.
Besan chutney is new for me, though I am from Mumbai.

Gulmohar said...

This sounds new to me..idli and chutney is such an unbeatable and comforting combo...

Nithu Bala said...

Oh Dear..this is my favourite..I'm drooling here..I think we cook almost a similar menu:-)

Kamalika said...

loved the chutney...lovely presentation....idli is my all time favourite....

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Never heard chutney with besan flour..will try it..

shahana said...

Idli looks soft and perfect!

Yummy Team said...

Never heard of Bombay chutney, sounds delicious!! Your idlis look so soft and yummy..Am drooling!!

Tina said...

Chutney sounds new...Idli looks sooo soft and spongy...

Ammu Madhu said...

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Swathi said...

Vidhya,

Idli and besan chutney looks awesome.