Definitions for "Idli"
Keywords:  sambar, dumpling, chutney, lentil, dal
A steamed bread-like thing made from fermentd ground rice and urad dal. Shaped kind of like a UFO. There are variations, such as rava idli which is also steamed, but made from a spicy cream of wheat mixture studded with cashews and other goodies.Originally from South India, but now popular all over India.
a kind of rice dumpling, often served with dal curry called sambar, a south Indian favorite and green chilly chutney
Rice and lentil dumpling, savory and mild.