Millet idli | How to make Millet idli

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By Lavanya Dhanasekaran
Created on 28th Mar 2016
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About Millet idli

A tasty and fibre rich recipe for diabetic patients.

Millet idli, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Millet idli by Lavanya Dhanasekaran will definitely help you in its preparation. The Millet idli can be prepared within 180 minutes. The time taken for cooking Millet idli is 15 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 5 people. The recipe details out how to make Millet idli step by step. The detailed explanation makes Millet idli so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Millet idli can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Millet idli from BetterButter.

  • Prep Time3Hours
  • Cook Time15mins
  • Serves5People

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Millet idli

Ingredients to make Millet idli

  • Litttle Millet (Samai) 1 cup
  • Kodo Millet (Varagarisi) 1 cup
  • Foxtail Millet (Thinai) 1 cup
  • Corn Rava (Chola Rava) 1 cup
  • Urad dal 1 and 1/4 cup
  • Salt as per taste
  • Urad dal 1 and 1/4 cup

How to make Millet idli

  1. Put all the above millets in a vessel together and wash them well. Put the black gram dal in another vessel. Soak in water for 3 hours.
  2. After five hours grind them to fine batter adding required salt in a mixer or grinder.
  3. Allow it to ferment for 8 hours.
  4. Grease the idli paltes with oil. Fill the idli plates with the batter and steam them out for 20 minutes.
  5. The soft, spongy and fluffy idlis are ready to be served with chutney or sambhar.
My Tip: You can also make dosa with this batter.

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