Rice Idlis | How to make Rice Idlis

By Bindiya Sharma  |  4th Dec 2015  |  
4.7 from 19 reviews Rate It!
  • Rice Idlis, How to make Rice Idlis
  • Prep Time

    8

    Hours
  • Cook Time

    15

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

3049

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Video for key ingredients

  • Sambhar Powder

  • How to make Idli/Dosa Batter

About Rice Idlis Recipe

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

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 (19)

Nandini Maheshwari3 months ago

Yummyy...
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Jyotsna Patel7 months ago

Very nice
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Kapil Jangid10 months ago

good
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Jibra Nistroa year ago

Very delicious
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sandhya passarya year ago

when do we add salt
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Sunita Kunwara year ago

Very good
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Sudha Gujara year ago

Should the rice used be par boiled or regular
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Paramjeet Klera year ago

Puffy iddlies .
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Usha Devaraj2 years ago

please let me know if the rice should be grinded coarsely or to a fine paste
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Dhara Shambh2 years ago

you don't have to put eno or baking soda? why aluminum vessel? any particular reason?
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Augusthi SriRamanathan2 years ago

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Meenu Dhawan2 years ago

very nice
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Chehak Singla2 years ago

11/2 ? how much
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Shoba Bharathraj2 years ago

so...tempting idlis
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Sarala Nahar2 years ago

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Debjani Banerjee2 years ago

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Krishna Das2 years ago

nice recipe
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R.Anandi Anand2 years ago

hey bindiya,the photo of the idlis seem to be same of another member thenthisai prabhu is same.....
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Meha Vyas2 years ago

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