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thatte Idli Recipe |tatte idli | Plate Idli

tatte idli

Plate idli  / Thatte idli/ tatte idli  is very popular karnataka special breakfast recipe.  Bidadi – small town near bangalore,  and Tumkur is famous for this thatte idli.  Thatte is kannada word for plate, idli is shaped as thatte /plate which gave this breakfast the name – Thatte Idli. Tatte idli is made popular by Upahara Darshinis . tatte idlis are served with chutney, and sambar.

Idli is vegan and gluten free breakfast.

Sambar recipe 👉 CLICK HERE

Idli Chutney recipe👉 CLICK HERE

thatte Idli Recipe |tatte idli | Plate

tatte idli / thatte idli recipe with detailed video instruction and step by step picture.
Servings 12 idlis
Prep Time 8 to 10 hours hours
Cook Time 18 to 20 minutes


  1. Wash and soak the urad dal in 3 cups of water overnight or at least 5 to 6 hours
  2. Wash and soak the idli rava with 2 cups of water overnight or at least 5 to 6 hours
  3. Transfer a cup of water from soaked urad dal to a cup and then grind the urad dal to a fine consistency, add water if needed (Left with 1/2 cup of water.)
  4. Transfer this urad dal batter to a big bowl/container
  5. Now transfer the water from soaked idli rava, squeeze excess water, add the rava to the urad dal batter
  6. Add a tsp of salt and mix it really well. Cover it and keep it aside to ferment overnight .
  7. Next day add remaining salt to the fermented batter, mix it well.Idli batter is ready.
To make Thatte Idli:
  1. Grease the plates with oil.
  2. Mix the idli batter once again
  3. Pour the idli batter to the greased plates (around 1/2 the plate)
  4. keep the plates in the plate idli stand, lock it
  5. Steam cook the idli in a pressure cooker without keeping the weight on medium high heat for 20 - 25 minutes . then turn off the heat.
  6. Allow it to cool for a few minutes before you take the idlis from the plate
  7. repeat the same procedure with the remaining batter or you can refrigerate the batter and use it another day( make sure to bring it to the room temperature)
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