Ragi Idli | How to make Ragi Idli

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By niranjana balachandar
Created on 3rd Dec 2015
  • Ragi Idli, How to make Ragi Idli

About Ragi Idli

Idli is a staple food for breakfast in south india. Its much healthy and loved by all ages. This ragi idli is a slight variation which makes it more nutritious.

Ragi Idli is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Ragi Idli in your kitchen. This recipe requires few minutes for preparation and 30 minutes to cook. The Ragi Idli by niranjana balachandar has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Ragi Idli at home without any difficulty. Ragi Idli is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Ragi Idli would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Ragi Idli this weekend. Share your Ragi Idli cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like niranjana balachandar for inputs. In case you have any queries for Ragi Idli you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the niranjana balachandar. You can also rate the Ragi Idli and give feedback.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves5People

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Ragi Idli

Ingredients to make Ragi Idli

  • Parboiled rice 2 cups
  • Urad dal 1/2 cup
  • Ragi flour 1 cup
  • Salt 2 tsp
  • Water as needed

How to make Ragi Idli

  1. Wash rice and urad dal well and soak in water separately for about 2 hours.
  2. Grind the urad dal first in a blender till smooth and fluffy. Next grind rice to a smooth paste. Do not add too much water.
  3. Mix ragi in 1 cup of water till it forms a smooth paste without any lumps. Mix in both the batters and salt.
  4. Mix the batter with your hand, because the warmth of our hand helps in the fermentation.
  5. Let the batter ferment for about 8 hours or overnight. Once the fermented batter rises up, mix it well with a spoon.
  6. Grease your Idli plates of the Idli maker, spoon in the batter and steam for about 15 minutes.
  7. Once the idli is ready remove it from the pot and let it cool. Remove and serve with sambar and chutney.

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