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Kanchipuram Idli

Real taste of Perumal Kovil Prasadham

Recipe by rajeswari of pune, IN

Very good for health and heavy filling

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 cup Black gram or Urad dal (split)
    • 2 cups Rice (Not Boiled Rice)
    • 1 tsp each- pepper,jeera powdered coarsely
    • 1 tsp shunti or dry ginger powder
    • 2 tbsp curd
    • 1 tbsp each sesame Oil and Ghee
    • handful of kadhipatha(curry leaves)
    • salt


    1. Soak the Black gram or Urad dal split and rice together for 2 hours  and then grind it thick battere like Idli batter
    2. Add Salt and Keep it  for fermentation for 6 hours.
    3. After 6 hrs,add 2 tbsp curd.
    4. Heat oil and ghee and add pepper powder and jeera powder and kadhipatha and mix them with the thick paste.
    5. Add 1 tsp shunti powder.
    6. Take a flat vessel grease oil and apply the batter and steam for 20 min in medium flame.

    Note: If u have small cups,grease oil and apply the batter




    curd shd be sour,katha dahi is prefered



    u can make in idli stand



    I should have posted with the picture of kanchipuram idli.Very post picture soon



    u can make in idli stand too. i will surely attach the kanchipuram idli photo soon.


    Can this be made in the idli stand?


    this is a good recipe but the picture going with it is a fish. please try to rectify this .for a vegetarian dish and after mentioning kovil prasadam it is not pleasant to this fish picture.