Rice Idlis | How to make Rice Idlis

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By Bindiya Sharma
Created on 4th Dec 2015
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  • By Bindiya Sharma
    Created on 4th Dec 2015

About Rice Idlis

Soft, fresh steamed Idlis..served with sambhar and coconut chutney.

The delicious and mouthwatering Rice Idlis is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Rice Idlis is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Rice Idlis. Bindiya Sharma shared Rice Idlis recipe which can serve 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Rice Idlis. Try this delicious Rice Idlis recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Bindiya Sharma of Rice Idlis by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Rice Idlis can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Rice Idlis with other users

  • Prep Time8Hours
  • Cook Time15mins
  • Serves4People

Video for key ingredients

  • Sambhar Powder

  • How to make Idli/Dosa Batter

Rice Idlis

Ingredients to make Rice Idlis

  • 1 1/2 cups Rice
  • 1/2 cup Whole white urad dal
  • Fenugreek seeds - 1 tsp
  • Thick Poha (flattened rice)- 1/4cup
  • Salt to taste

How to make Rice Idlis

  1. Soak dal, rice and fenugreek separately overnight.
  2. Soak poha for an hour.
  3. Start the grinding the next day.In a blender add the fenugreek seeds first with little water and grind. Add poha and grind again.
  4. Now add the drained and washed dal with 1/2 cup water(can add more water if required).
  5. It will be frothy, scrape down and add the rice, grind with minimal water.Batter should be thick.
  6. Remove and pour out into an aluminium utensil. Add salt.
  7. Cover and let ferment in a warm place for another 7-8 hours, or till well fermented.
  8. Just before serving, add salt to the batter, brush idli moulds with ghee and spoon tablespoons of the batter into each mould, fill almost till the top.
  9. Heat water in a pressure cooker/Idli steamer and bring to a rolling boil.Place idli stand in cooker and steam for 10 minutes on a high flame.
  10. Turn off flame but take out idlis only after 5 minutes.
  11. Serve hot with sambhar and coconut chutney.

Reviews for Rice Idlis (17)

Kapil Jangida month ago

Jibra Nistro5 months ago
Very delicious

sandhya passary8 months ago
when do we add salt

Sunita Kunwar9 months ago
Very good

Sudha Gujar9 months ago
Should the rice used be par boiled or regular

Paramjeet Kler9 months ago
Puffy iddlies .

Usha Devaraja year ago
please let me know if the rice should be grinded coarsely or to a fine paste

Dhara Shambha year ago
you don't have to put eno or baking soda? why aluminum vessel? any particular reason?

Augusthi SriRamanathana year ago

Meenu Dhawana year ago
very nice

Chehak Singlaa year ago
11/2 ? how much

Shoba Bharathraja year ago
so...tempting idlis

Sarala Nahara year ago

Debjani Banerjeea year ago

Krishna Dasa year ago
nice recipe

R.Anandi Anand2 years ago
hey bindiya,the photo of the idlis seem to be same of another member thenthisai prabhu is same.....

Meha Vyas2 years ago

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