Portions : 15
Serving Size : 2 idlis
Carbohydrate Choices : 2
Diet Types : CKD Non - Dialysis, Dialysis, Diabetes
Renal and Renal Diabetic Food choices : 2 starch, 1/2 vegetable, medium potassium
3 cups rice, dry
1 cup black lentils, dry, split without skin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1. Soak rice and lentils in water. Grind the lentils in a liquidizer to a smooth paste.
2. Grind rice not too fine, a little coarse. Mix the two pastes and add salt. Let the batter ferment for 12 - 14 hours at a warm place (avoid the inside of the oven or on top of a gas stove).
3. Just before cooking, add the soda. Steam idlis on the idli moulds. Serve with sambhar. Makes 30 idlis.
|Calories 168g||Protein 7g|
|Carbohydrates 35g||Fat 0g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||Sodium 93mg|
|Potassium 161mg||Phosphorus 90mg|
|Calcium 24mg||Fiber 3.1g|
Lentils contribute extra potassium and phosphorus, so portion must be limited to 2 rice idles.
Sambar is a vegetable stew containing pigeon peas, tamarind, vegetables and ground spices. It is very popular in southern India.
Serve with cilantro chutney or with a dollop of butter topped with a spoon of sugar.