Friday, January 28, 2011


The outer dough preparation is given in the vella kozhakattai page it is the same.

for the filling

  • Urad dhal    1cup
  • Green chillies   4
  • Asafoetida   pinch
  • Salt
  • Lemon juice
  • Mustard seeds
  • One tsp of oil

Boil water with salt and gingelly oil,when it starts boiling add rice flour slowly,without forming any lumps.
bring it to chapati dough consistency and put off the gas and close and keep it for half an hour.
For the filling(ulundu poornam)
1.soak urad dhal for half an hour

2.Grind it with green chillies,salt and asafoetida.grind into a coarse paste.

3.Apply oil in the idli plates and Steam it  for 20 minutes

4.Take it out cool and break it into small pieces.If it is a little hard whisk it in the mixer for few seconds like sometimes we do for paruppu usili.

5.Heat oil in a pan crackle mustard seeds and add the broken urad dal and saute for few minutes.
add lime juice at the end and the filling is ready.
6.Make a cup like mould with the rice flour and fill it up with poornam and close it in the shape shown in the picture and steam it in the idli plate for 20 minutes.

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