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Friday, February 11, 2011

Hot cake with Idle Batter (Menaparoti) South indian Recipe


Idle Batter- 1 bowl full
Ginger- 1 inch piece Grated or minced
Mustard seeds- 1 tbsp
Urad dal- 2 tbsp
Dry red chili- 4 pieces
Green chili-  2 chopped
Curry leaves- 5 count
Hing- 1/4 tbsp
Salt required


1-Take a bowl add idle batter  and add salt required and mix well.

2-Take a medium size wok and add oil heat it then add all the above ingredients accept idle batter and fry them until the mustard seeds splutters.

3-Now add this into the idle batter and mix well.

4-Now in the same pan add little oil and pour the idle batter to it and close the lid and cook in simmer so the bottom does not burn.

5-Now after 10 min turn over carefully and cook the other side if interested for 5 more min or u can serve it  hot as a break fast .


  1. i can not open any how i do not know how it is open;this dish is realy new to me but perfect for any meal

  2. This looks great...Cripsy idlies:-)
    Never tried making idly in Kadai:-)Bookmarked!!

  3. WOW I was not even aware of these delicacy until I saw it here. This looks and sounds so fluffy and yummy. Great one:)!!!

  4. wow...very innovative and yummy idli...looks soft, fluffy and very perfect...

  5. This is totally new to me.... looks so yummy... lovely.

  6. Your recipes look very yummy. They are much different than I am used to making but will try some of them soon.
    I also would like to say thank you for stopping by my blog today and leaving a comment.

  7. Looks great' never heard before'...perfect fulfilling recipe...

  8. I always make it with the ending leftover batter...I like it a lot!

  9. This really does sound interesting. I think I could really like this. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary