Andhra-Style Idli - Idli Rava Delights!
Idli is a traditional Indian breakfast. It is highly popular in the southern regions of India, but you can find varieties of Idlis all over India. Idli has also become famous in foreign countries due to the presence of Indian origin people. It is a dish made for people who are health conscious and do not want to put up unnecessary weight. The easily digestible dish is a complete breakfast and doesn’t take much time to prepare. The history of Idli dates back to 920 CE. A renowned Kannada poet Shivakotiacharya has mentioned Idli as Iddalige in his famous work Vaddaradhane. Since then, Idli has seen several changes in its form, shape, and taste. Each region in India has its unique recipe to prepare Idlis. The southern part of India, consisting of states Karnataka, Andhrapradesh, Tamilnadu, and Kerala, make Idlis in their style. Though the ingredients and method of preparing Idli are the same in all states, the taste varies from state to state and region to region within the states. Andhra style Idli is quite famous among the people of South India. It is native to Andhrapradesh and uses locally procured ingredients to prepare Idlis.