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Millet idli

Lavanya Dhanasekaran
180 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Millet idli RECIPE

A tasty and fibre rich recipe for diabetic patients.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Tiffin Recipes
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Steaming
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Diabetes

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Litttle Millet (Samai) 1 cup
  2. Kodo Millet (Varagarisi) 1 cup
  3. Foxtail Millet (Thinai) 1 cup
  4. Corn Rava (Chola Rava) 1 cup
  5. Urad dal 1 and 1/4 cup
  6. Salt as per taste
  7. Urad dal 1 and 1/4 cup


  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.

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Stella Rajan
Stella Rajan   Feb-21-2018

How much urad dal should we add dcoz u have mentioned it twice... Can u plz help.

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