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July 14, 2014

Thatte Idli / Tatte Idli Recipe - Karnataka Recipes

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Thatte idli recipe

Karnataka special tatte idli(plate idli) is the first breakfast recipe that attracted me towards Karnataka delicacies.Next comes mysore masala dosa, Davangere benne dosa & akki roti.I have tasted this idli in small food joints here.When i was working,my colleagues used to have this idli along with a vada for their breakfast.Even Sendhil had told me lot about Tumkur & Bidadi special thatte idlis.He had also promised to take me there to taste this idliWinking smile.It was my long time wish to prepare this at home as i love to make different types of idli recipes for breakfast.When I was telling this to my school momsfriends,Priya told that her mom makes this idli very well.She shared her mom’s recipe & also the thatte idli stand .Thanks a lot priya Smile.I have tried this idli thrice so far and every time it came out very well.So i wanted to record this recipe in my food bookSmile.It tastes super soft when eaten hot.I recently tried Karnataka style  hotel idli sambar.With hot thatte idli,coconut chutney & sambar,it tasted heavenly Angel.

Thatte idli
Here is a picture of thatte idli stand..
thatte idli stand

Thatte idli recipe - Karnataka special


Thatte idli recipe - Karnataka special Karnataka special thatte idli recipe - Delicious breakfast recipe
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Breakfast
Serves: 12 nos
Prep time: 12 HRS
Cook time: 15 Minutes
Total time: 12h15m


INGREDIENTS
1 cup - 200ml
  • Idli rice/Salem rice - 2 cups
  • Raw rice - 1 cup( use low quality dosa rice)
  • Urad dal - 3/4 cup
  • Thick poha OR Cooked rice - 1/2 cup 
  • Salt & water - as needed
  • Cooking soda - 2 pinches
                                                    METHOD
  • Wash and soak all the ingredients together for 4 hours.Do not drain the water after it is soaked.Grind it well to a smooth paste using the water u used for soaking.Add more water if necessary.(U can use cooked rice while grinding too.No need to soak it. If using poha, soak it with rice.)
  • It takes nearly 30 minutes to grind in a grinder.Add salt,mix the batter well and allow it to ferment overnight.U should leave it for at least 12 hours.Proper fermentation is needed to get soft idlis.
  • Next morning,add cooking soda 30 minutes before u make idlis.Mix well.
Thatte idli recipe
  • Add water in a cooker base & allow it to boil.Take the thatte idli stand and grease all plates with oil generously. You can use some white cotton cloth or banana leaf too.Pour the batter and keep the stand in cooker.Cook for 12-15 minutes. ( Stepwise pictures Updated)
Thatte idli recipe

Thatte idli recipe

  • If u don’t have thatte idli stand,take a small round plate with rim.I used the lid of steel storage containers. Grease with oil generously or line with the cloth & pour the batter.Take the idli pot with water & boil.Keep the round plate over the idli plate and cook for 10-15 minutes.Check with the back of spoon.If it comes out clean,idli is cooked.Allow the idlis to cool for few seconds before u remove them else it may break. If you have thatte idli stand, keep it inside the idli steamer and cook for 10 minutes. Let it cool for a minute and then remove the idlis using a wide ladle as shown in the picture below.Serve with chutney & sambar !
Thatte idli recipe

Thatte idli recipe

Enjoy !


Note

  • Proper fermentation & consistency of batter is very important to get super soft idli.
  • Wash the ingredients twice before soaking to get white colored idli.
  • Adding soda is very important here to get softness.
  • The batter should be smooth like our normal batter.Do not grind it coarse.Consistency should be of normal idli batter.
  • U can replace cooked rice with sago & poha.In that case use 1/4 cup sago & 1/2 cup poha.
  • Do not remove the idli quickly when its hot as it may break.Let the idli cool down for a minute before you remove them.

Thatte idli recipe

Serve & enjoy this idli with ur favourite chutney & sambar !!

Karnataka special thatte idli recipe



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24 comments :

  1. super soft idli's. Nice presentation dear..

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  2. totally new to me.. looks so tasty and soft..

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  3. I use to eat this a lot when ever we go to long drive.. It reminds me of those days.. Perfect idli.

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  4. Wow just love to grab it and now am feeling hungry...

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  5. my huby's fav idli...looks so soft...

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  6. love it.. havent tried steaming with plastic sheets.. that is new to me
    u have a good set of friends ..lucky you ...

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  7. last pic makes me drool,lovely ones!

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  8. Flavourful platter dear....... Looks super!!

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  9. That's a totally new oone.looks simple to make.will try this one

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  10. Very interesting idli recipe Chitra...looks really nice with beautiful pictures!

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  11. Very unique and delicious idli...wonderful preparation !

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  12. OMG... its from my home town Tumkur...very delighted to see this dish dear..looks just as delicious as the thatte idli's from Tumkur's hotels...)

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  13. My mouth is just watering here, thatte idli makes me hungry.

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  14. Thatte idly is just inviting me, that last picture is torturing me..So delicious.

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  15. I have this on my to do for such a long time.. using dabba lids is a great idea for plates!! will try this soon!!

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  16. Totally agree that thatte idli and sambar are a superb combination. I am going to try this without adding the soda. Wish me luck!

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    1. Hi Rajani, Please try adding Eno fruit salt if u don't want to add soda. It gives softness to idlis.U can add 1/2 tsp for this quantity i guess :) do try n let me know ur feedback !

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  17. Hi Chitra, usually I add cooked rice while grinding is tat ok

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  18. Swathi, u can add cooked rice while grinding. no need to soak it.

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  19. Hi chitra, very useful tips about the millets.I use ragi regularly but was not aware of the other millets benefits.I will start using them regularly.thanks for give d millers pictures also so that it is helpful to buy a right product.

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  20. Hello friends ,iam a millet grower from karnataka,bangalore.we grow kodo millet, foxtail millet, barnyard millet and pearl millet advantage with us is you will be getting pure direcy from farm without any mixing.any body interested to buy can contact me on 9845098698 .mr dev

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  21. I have one of those stands that I use for so many things but never knew its real purpose! Now I know! Am going to make Thattu Idli this morning.

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