Idli is a traditional breakfast in South Indian households. It’s a spongy steamed cake made of fermented batter of Black Gram and Rice. The fermentation process is carried out by heterofermentative lactic acid bacterium, L. mesenteroides. The process produces lactic acid which makes the batter sour and carbon dioxide which make it aerated and rise….
Medu Vada or Vadai is an Indian doughnut made of Split Black Gram. It’s crispy from outside and soft and light inside. It is typically consumed with Sambar or Coconut Chutney. Here is the recipe: