Udhaiyam Idli Rice
Dehusked paddy results in white rice. There are different types of rice, only certain varieties are used for making idli. By grinding the rice along with proportionate water and other ingredients like orid and fenugreek we get a white paste, called as Idli Batter. The required amount of of this batter is streamed in cooking vessels to make soft idlis.
Idlies have zero fat, high carbohydrates, protein, and fiber content making it the healthiest food for all age groups.
Nutrient Content & Health Benefits
Being native to India, its cultivation is highly valued due to its high calorific value (237 Kcal / 100 gram dry weight) and numerous other benefits like
Calories Per Gram
Urad dal or black gram originates from India and has been cultivated since ancient times.
In 13th century AD the great Hindu philosopher Shri Madhvacharya is believed to have introduced the dal as an offering in ceremonies in place of sacrificing animals.