A steamed south Indian Breakfast made with a combination of rice & dal
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Fermenting time 10 hrs
Total Time 10 hrs 20 mins
Course Appetizer, Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Servings 5 Serving
Calories 241 kcal


  • 225 gm Rice
  • 115 gm Split bengal gram
  • 1/2 tsp Fenugreek seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Oil


  • Wash and soak rice for about 30 min. Strain and grind rice and gram.
  • Grind fenugreek seeds coarsely in the grinder and add it to the Idli batter.
  • Mix rice & gram batter with a little water and keep it overnight.
  • Add a pinch of salt to the batter.
  • Grease the Idli stand with little oil and add the batter to it.
  • Tap it a bit to remove air bubbles and keep it in the steamer.
  • Steam it for 10-15 minutes.
  • Once the Idlis are done, remove it and serve hot with sambar or chutney.


Calories: 241kcalFat: 1.05gProtein: 6.54gCarbohydrates: 45.51g
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