Curd Idli / Thairu Idli


4-5 idli, chopped into small pieces
2 cup yogurt
1 cup cold milk
salt to taste
1/2 tsp sugar
1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped
2 green chillies, finely chopped
2 dry red chillies
1 sprig curry leaves
1 tsp urad dal
1 tsp mustard seeds
2-3 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
2 tbsp coconut oil


  1. In a mixing bowl, add yogurt and cold milk and whisk well. Add salt and sugar and mix well and keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add urad dal, chopped ginger and green chillies and saute.
  3. Add dry red chillies and curry leaves and fry.
  4. Switch off the flame and add this tempering (reserve little for garnishing) to the yogurt-milk mixture and mix well.
  5. Then add idli pieces and mix well. Adjust salt and add chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
  6. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with reserved tempering and serve…


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