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Definition of the noun Idli

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noun

  1. A Southeast Asian cake made from rice and lentils, whose ground mixture is fermented and steamed in a mold.

Food

Idli, also romanized idly or iddly, plural idlis, is a traditional breakfast in South Indian households. Idli is savory cake that is popular throughout India and neighbouring countries like Sri Lanka. The cakes are usually two to three inches in diameter and are made by steaming a batter consisting of fermented black lentils and rice. The fermentation process breaks down the starches so that they are more readily metabolized by the body.

  • also known as Idly, 蒸米漿糕

There are other foods with Idli in their name, like Idli podi and Rava idli.

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Google previewIndigenous Fermented Foods of South Asia (2016)

by V.K. Joshi

Idli is a popular cereal- or legume-based fermented product of South India and Sri Lanka, which possesses a sour and salty taste. It is consumed typically as a breakfast or snack food, and is served with sambar (stew of tamarind ...

Google previewFermented Foods and Beverages of the World (2010)

by Jyoti Prakash Tamang, Kasipathy Kailasapathy

Idli is a small spongy cake obtained by steaming a naturally fermented mixed batter of parboiled rice (Oryza...

Idli is a popular food in South India and Sri Lanka, well appreciated for its pleasant acidic flavor and its easy digestibility.

Google previewCurrent Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering (2016)

Food and Beverages Industry by Ashok Pandey, Guocheng Du, Maria Ángeles Sanromán, Carlos Ricardo Soccol, Claude-Gilles Dussap

Idli is a traditional fermented food and is consumed in India and Sri Lanka [100]. It is a white, acid-fermented (leavened), soft, spongy-textured product and steamed cake [101]. The main ingredients used in the traditional preparation ...

Google previewA Statistical Account of Bengal (1875)

by Sir William Wilson Hunter

Superior paddy land is called Idli, and the ordinary description ...

Google previewHandbook of Plant-Based Fermented Food and Beverage Technology, Second Edition (2012)

by Y. H. Hui, E. Özgül Evranuz

Idli is an ethnic fermented rice/black gram food from India and Sri Lanka. It is an acid-leavened and steamed cake made by natural fermentation of a thick batter made from coarsely ground rice and dehulled black gram. Idli cakes are soft, ...

Google previewApplications of Biotechnology to Traditional Fermented Foods (1992)

Report of an Ad Hoc Panel of the Board on Science and Technology for International Development

INDIAN IDL/ AND DOSA Indian idli is a small, white, acidic, leavened, steam- cooked cake made by lactic fermentation of a thick batter made from polished rice and dehulled black gram dhal, a pulse (Phaseolus mungo). The cakes are soft, ...

Google previewThinking Design (2011)

by S Balaram

The higher secondary education * Idli is a popular South Indian snack prepared from fermented rice paste.

Google previewThe Oxford Handbook of Food Fermentations (2014)

by Charles W. Bamforth, Robert Edwin Ward

Idli is a leavened, spongy cake that is a popular food for young and old originating ...

Google previewRice Quality (2011)

A Guide to Rice Properties and Analysis by Kshirod R Bhattacharya

Idli is an attempt to leaven rice by adding a legume and fermenting. Breakfast ...

Google previewBifocals and a Walking Stick (2016)

by M. Gopalkrishna Bhat

Idli is an integral part of the menu in a South Indian restaurant. With the migration of Indians to other parts of the world, it has become a universal favorite. The Konkani cuisine offers an amazing variety of mouthwatering idlis. The pioneering ...

Google previewMicrobiology of Fermented Foods (2012)

by Brian J.B. Wood

Idli is a small, white, acidleavened steamed cake made by microbial fermentation of a thick batter of carefully washed and soaked rice and dehulled blackgram dhal (Vigna mungo or Phaseolus ...

Google previewBIOTECHNOLOGY - Volume VIII (2009)

Fundamentals in Biotechnology by Horst W. Doelle, J. Stefan Rokem, Marin Berovic

Idli is a popular fermented breakfast and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh (2006)

by Om Gupta

The traditional idli is a small, round patty of batter made of rice and lentils ( specifically urad dal) and steamed. The 2"-3" diameter idli is usually served in pairs with chutney, sambar, or other condiments such as dry, crushed spice mixtures.

Google previewAdvances in Applied Microbiology (1982)

Idli is a fermented food consumed as a staple in many parts of India (Batra and Millner, 1976). According to van Veen et al.

Google previewFood Biochemistry and Food Processing (2008)

by Y. H. Hui

Idli is a leavened steamed ...

Google previewPrashad (1986)

Cooking with Indian Masters by J. Inder Singh Kalra, Pradeep Das Gupta

The steamed Idli is a notable exception. The other surprising aspect of Indian snacks is that except for the odd Aloo Tikki or Pakora, most snacks are still consumed in the bazaar because they are thought difficult to make. They are not. In fact ...

Google previewAdvances in Agronomy (1992)

Idli is a steamed product made in India, usually for breakfast, from a fermented mixture of pearl millet and legume flour. D. TRADITIONAL PROCESSING ...

Google previewHistory of Soy Flour, Grits and Flakes (510 CE to 2013) (2013)

Extensively Annotated Bibliography and Sourcebook by William Shurtleff, Akiko Aoyagi

• Summary: Idli is a steamed bread or buns typically prepared in southern India from a fermented batter of rice and black gram (Vigna mungo)–commonly called “urd beans” in the United States. The decorticated [dehulled] beans used ...

Google previewHandbook of Indigenous Fermented Foods, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded (1995)

by Keith Steinkraus

But, under natural conditions, relying upon microorganisms present on the ingredients, idli is a bacterial fermentation. The batter should rise approximately 50% above its original volume, but the batter may rise by as much as three times its ...

Google previewLactic Acid Bacteria: Genetics, Metabolism and Applications (1999)

by Wil Konings, Otto Kuipers, O.P. Kuipers, J.H.J. Huis in 't Veld

Idli is a natural fermented food; no inoculum is added generally for fermentation. This is because the essential micro-organisms have been found to be naturally present in the ingredients (Table 3). When the product is made daily, it is often the ...

Google previewEthnic Fermented Foods and Alcoholic Beverages of Asia (2016)

by Jyoti Prakash Tamang

Idli is an ethnic fermented rice-black gram food of South India. It is an acid-leavened and steamed cake made by natural fermentation of a thick batter made from coarsely ground rice and dehulled black gram. 36 J.P. Tamang et al.

Google previewHistory of Uncommon Fermented Soyfoods (379 AD To 2012) (2012)

by William Shurtleff, Akiko Aoyagi

• Summary: Idli is a steamed bread or buns typically prepared in southern India from a fermented batter of rice and black gram (Vigna mungo)–commonly called “urd beans” in the United States. The decorticated [dehulled] beans used ...

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