Idli dunked in hot dhal is known as Idli soup. Which is an ideal breakfast, especially when you are not well and craving for a soothing meal. It is one of our favourites too.
Here dhal is made by mixing Toor as well as Green gram / moong dal.
Toor dal – ¾ cup
Moong dal – ¼ cup
Turmeric – ½ tsp
Ghee – 1 tablespoon
Mustard – 1 tsp
Cumin – ½ tsp
Hing – ¼ tsp
Curry leaves – 1 spring
Ginger julienne – 1 tsp
Green chillies – 2 to 4
Onion – 1 Small ( chopped )
Tomato – 1 small (chopped)
Lemon – (optional)
-Wash both the dals, cook by adding turmeric and water, mash and keep aside.
-Do seasoning: Heat ghee, splutter mustard, cumin, hing, curry leaves, green chillies, ginger, onion and fry for a while.
-Add chopped tomato and fry further. Add mashed dhal, sufficient water ,salt, boil for a while.
-Garnish with coriander as well as little lime juice and serve with idlies .
-This dhal should be a little thin in consistency.
-Dunk idlies with soup and enjoy.