Idli Recipe

Presenting the recipe of delicious Idli. I love Idli for two main reasons.

#1. It is healthy, because it’s cooked in steam, and it’s full of carbs,

#2. and it’s full of carbs, which means it’s full of energy, which makes it a great breakfast recipe.

#3. and it is so easy to prepare. I mean if you are single, living alone, don;t have much time at hand, this should be your go-to meal.

I am less, utensils to handle, it’s made from rice, so you can keep your kitchen stocked all the time. In short, learn how to make it by following the step by step recipe mentioned below or watch the full video of the making of Idli.

I am sure you are going to love it.

How to Make Idli

Presenting the recipe of delicious Idli. I love Idli for two main reasons.#1. It is healthy, because it’s cooked in steam, and it’s full of carbs,#2. and it’s full of carbs, which means it’s full of energy, which makes it a great breakfast recipe.#3. and it is so easy to prepare. I mean if you are single, living alone, don;t have much time at hand, this should be your go-to meal.I am less, utensils to handle, it’s made from rice, so you can keep your kitchen stocked all the time. In short, learn how to make it by following the step by step recipe mentioned below or watch the full video of the making of Idli.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
8 hrs
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer, Breakfast, lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: idli, rice, southindianrecipe
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 cup Idli rice
  • 1 cup White split lentils dhuli urad dal
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek seeds
  • to taste Salt

Instructions

  • In a bowl, add idli rice.
  • In a separate bowl, add urad dal and fenugreek seeds.
  • Clean and wash both the rice and lentils separately. Keep it aside for 3-4 hours.
  • Grind the dal with fenugreek seeds separately.
  • Grind Idli rice and transfer it to the second bowl. Mix ground rice and lentils separately. Cover and keep it aside for fermentation for 6 hours or overnight at a warm place.
  • The batter is ready after 6 hours.
  • Add 50 ml of water and salt, mix it well.
  • Grease idli mold with butter or vegetable oil.
  • Pour a tbsp of batter into each mold.
  • Put it in the steamer. Steam cook it for 12-15 minutes.
  • Cook cover for 15 minutes. switch off the stove.
  • Open steamer, take out the idli mold from the steamer and take out the idli with using a spoon.
  • Do the same with the rest of the batter.
  • Delicious and soft homemade idli is ready to serve.
  • Serve hot with green chutney,

 

Steps

In a bowl, add idli rice.

In a separate bowl, add urad dal and fenugreek seeds.

Clean and wash both the rice and lentils separately. Keep it aside for 3-4 hours.

Grind the dal with fenugreek seeds separately.

Grind Idli rice and transfer it to the second bowl. Mix ground rice and lentils separately. Cover and keep it aside for fermentation for 6 hours or overnight at a warm place.

The batter is ready after 6 hours.

Add 50 ml of water and salt, mix it well.

Grease idli mold with butter or vegetable oil.

Pour a tbsp of batter into each mold.

Put it in the steamer. Steam cook it for 12-15 minutes.

Cook cover for 15 minutes. switch off the stove.

Open steamer, take out the idli mold from the steamer, and take out the idli with using a spoon.

Do the same with the rest of the batter.

Delicious and soft homemade idli is ready to serve.

Serve hot with green chutney,

Pro Tip: Want more healthy recipes like this? Check the Healthy Recipes tag.

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