Idli recipe


Preparation time: 12 Hours | Cook time: 15 Minutes


Idli rice – 2 cups

Urad dal – ¾ cup

Fenugreek seeds- ¼ tbsp

Poha – ½ cup

Salt – ½ tbsp

Baking soda – ¼ tbsp


Batter Preparation

  • Wash urad dal and fenugreek seeds twice and with enough water soak together for about 5 hours.
  • Wash Idli rice twice and soak separately with enough water for about 5 hours.
  • Before one hour of blending. Wash poha and soak it separately with enough water.
  • Add urad dal, poha and fenugreek seeds to a blender with little water and blend it to a nice paste. Take out to a large cooking vessel.
  • Add idli rice to the blender with little water and blend it to a thick paste. Mix it with urad dal batter.
  • Add salt, baking soda to the batter and mix well. Add enough water to make a thick consistency batter.
  • Keep it in a warm place and let it get ferment overnight.
  • Morning we can use this batter to prepare idli.

Idli Preparation

  • Grease idli moulds and pour batter in to it. Place this in idli cooker and steam it for about 15 minutes.
  • Takeout idlis on to a serving plate.

Hot Idlis is ready to serve with Chutney.

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