|1.||Rice 1 cup|
|2.||Water 1-and-1/2 cup|
|3.||Salt 1 pinch|
|4.||Oil 1 teaspoon|
rice and soak it with 1-and- 1/2 cup water for 2-3 hours.
soaked rice into a fine paste, using the same water used in step 1.
rice paste into a thick bottomed pan or non-stick pan.
|4.||Add salt and oil.|
over a medium flame, stirring continuously.
flame to low, when the paste begins to thicken.
stir the batter
till it is fully thick, which means you cannot stir any more.
|8.||Cover with a plate and cook for a few more minutes.|
Set aside the batter for a few minutes.
|10.||Take a plate and apply a coat of oil on the plate's surface.|
about one quarter of the batter and place it on the
the batter into a dough when it is still
hot, wetting your hand or using a wooden presser.
Make a ball from the dough.
Mould the ball into the shape of the cup of the ottu shavige machine. Ensure the ball fits into the cup.
in the center of the ball using your wet finger or using a knife, so
fast and thoroughly.
the balls in a circular pattern in an
stand or a bowl,
which fits inside an idli cooker.
two cups of water to an idli cooker and heat it till the water
Put the idli stand inside the idli cooker and steam for 18-20 minutes.
the balls are cooked:
Wet a finger and gently touch a ball (be careful, because balls will be hot). If the ball does not stick to your finger, the ball is cooked properly
Wet your finger and tap a ball. It makes a hollow sound if the ball is cooked properly. Otherwise, cook for few more minutes and test again.
|17.||Let it stand 2-3 minutes.|
the idli stand from the cooker.
Transfer the balls to a bowl and cover it.
Keep aside for 2-3 minutes.
ball in the cup of the ottu
machine, while the ball is still hot.
a plate below the cup to collect the noodles.
Rotate or press (according to your machine) the handle of the machine.
the plate as you rotate / press the
the noodles will spread on the entire plate.
|22.||Transfer the noodles into a bowl and cover it.|
|23.||Repeat the above relevant steps for the second and other balls.|
shavige is ready.
Serve the noodles with chutney and or copra-poppy seed kheer.
|TIPS||How to make Ottu Shavige or Akki Shavige?|
|1.||Make the noodles while the balls are hot, otherwise it would be difficult to rotate the machine handle.|
|2.||Ensure there is adequate water in the idli cooker.|
|3.||Use a pressure cooker, if you do not have the idli cooker, without putting the whistle (weight).|