IDLIS made from BUCKWHEAT GROATS!

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February 4, 2015


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image Soft melt in the mouth light ‘n’ airy Idlis that taste delicious!!
Heart Healthy Buckwheat Groats boost your immune system and are rich in fibre and nutrients….try using them, they come attached with a gold mine of health benefits! 🙂
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Method:
Wash and soak 1/2 cup udad dal in water, overnight.
Wash and soak 1 cup buckwheat groats in water, overnight.
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Drain and grind together into a smooth batter. Add salt to taste and mix. Cover with plastic wrap and leave to ferment overnight in a warm corner till it rises and becomes frothy.
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Stir gently and ladle spoonfuls into greased Idli molds.
Steam for only 6 minutes.
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Take molds out of Idli cooker and rest for 2-3 minutes. Using a wet spoon, gently remove from mould.
Serve warm with coconut chutney, gunpowder and ghee.
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16 comments on “IDLIS made from BUCKWHEAT GROATS!

  1. September 9, 2015 Reshmi

    Hi! Can I use buckwheat flour instead of the groats? Thanks!

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    • September 10, 2015 ruchiairen

      Yes you can but you get better results with buckwheat groats

      Reply
  2. January 6, 2016 Sapna

    Hi, is it OK to use roasted buckwheat groats? Thanks

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    • January 12, 2016 ruchiairen

      I’ve not tried it with roasted ones.

      Reply
  3. January 6, 2016 Aruna

    Ruchi do you use a grinder or Vitamix? Do the idlis come out soft in the Vitamix?

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    • February 21, 2016 ruchiairen

      Yes. But be careful to use a lower setting else your batter will become too fine. I like my idlis to have a slightly grainy texture.

      Reply
  4. January 6, 2016 Praveena

    Where can I buy these buckwheat groats Ruchi

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    • February 21, 2016 ruchiairen

      Try online – Amazon.

      Reply
  5. January 7, 2016 priya

    good recipe …never used buckwheat yet…i am gonna try this for sure

    Reply

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