Rice Idli

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

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  • 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.

Nutrients per Serving
Calories 168g Protein 7g
Carbohydrates 35g Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg Sodium 93mg
Potassium 161mg Phosphorus 90mg
Calcium 24mg Fiber 3.1g
Helpful Hints
  • 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.