162/365 Food In Kerala - Idli

Idli, the steamed rice cake is one of the most popular main breakfast item in South India. Made from a fremented batter mixture of rice and black gram. Idli is made by steaming the batter in the shown vessel put inside a container with lid, which contains boiling water.

Idli is a complete mourishment food, that contains perfect mix of protiens and carbohydrates. It is very easy to digest and is safe for infants.

One thing that always suprise me is who found that a batter of rice and black gram when mixed in a specific ratio and fermented will make this wonderful dish.

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