Serving – 4-5

Cookin time – 45 minutes.

It is most popular South-Indian dish having less calorie and species. Now-a-days it is popular in many parts. It’s very easy to make and simple…so just try it.

Ingredients Required: –

  • Rice-1 cup
  • Black split gram (urad dal)- ½ cup
  • Baking soda- 1tsp
  • Salt-as per taste
  •   Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves- 5-8
  • Oil-2 tbsp

Procedure: –

  • Firstly, soak rice and lentils (urad dal) together overnight.

Idli batter

  • In the next morning make a thick batter from the soaked rice and gram and add baking powder and mix well.
  • Keep it in warm place so that it gets ferment ( the fermentation process is long in winter’s as compared to summer’s)
  • Now, when batter gets ferment, mix well once again and then, add salt, mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • Then place water in steamer and boil it once and then lower the flame and take idli stand and grease them with help of little oil.


  • Steam them by placing lid for about 15-20 minutes. With the help of fork check them, if it come out clearly then they are ready.


  • Serve them… with sambhar and coconut chutney.
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