Green gram also known as Mung beans are a powerhouse of nutrients and rich in protein, vitamins and minerals.
The mung beans have been soaked and sprouted which makes it is even more nutritious and easy on the digestive system .
Also the process soaking and sprouting of the Mung beans reduces the anti-nutrients called phytic acid which blocks the absorption of nutrients in our body.
Moreover it’s diabetic friendly and super plant food…
Idli Rice rava – 1.5 cups
Green Mung – 3/4 cup sprouted
Urad dal – 3/4 cup
Water to grind the batter
Salt as per taste.
Soak urad dal and green gram separately for 5-6 hours and grind together to a smooth batter.
Wash idli rava and strain the water.
Add the idli rava to the batter and mix well lightly with the ladle.
Add salt on the top and cover the utensil with a lid and allow the batter to ferment overnight.
The batter should be thick and of pouring consistency.
You may add a little water if it’s too thick.
Next day mix the batter well and grease the moulds with some oil and pour the batter into the moulds and steam them for about fifteen minutes in a steamer or in a cooker(without the weight or the whistle)
Enjoy steaming hot idli’s with coconut chutney.