This is an easy to follow,tasty and healthy snacks..
1 cup Green moong dal.
5 tbsp Grated Carrot.
2 tsp Ginger,Garlic & green chilli paste.
2 tbsp Besan
2 tbsp Finely chopped corriander leaves.
1 tsp Fruit salt.
Salt to taste.
1 tsp Oil.
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds.
1/2 tsp Jeera.
1/2 tsp Til.
6 Curry leaves.
1/4 cup Sev
2 tbsp chopped corriander leaves.
2 tbsp grated Carrot.
Roast the moong dal in a pan till the raw smell disappears.
Cool and soak in water overnight.
Next day grind the dal in a mixie to a thick paste using little water if required.
Transfer the paste in a big bowl,add grated carrots,ginger,garlic & green chilli paste,besan,corriander leaves and salt,mix well.
Mix the fruit salt in 2 tsp water and add to the mixture gently.
Grease the idli moulds using 1/2 tsp of oil,pour the mixture gently into greased idli moulds.
Steam in a steamer for 10 to 12 minutes.
Heat the remaining oil in a small pan,add mustard seeds,cumin seeds,til & curry leaves.
When the seeds crackle,pour it over the idlis.
Garnish with sev,grated carrot and chopped corriander leaves.
Tip: Same batter can be steamed in a greased plate,cut into pieces and served as dhokla.
Other vegetables like cabbage and green peas can also be added along with carrot.
Happy Cooking !!!