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Idli is an ideal breakfast to serve any day. It is steamed, easy to prepare and filling. 

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Keyword healthy cooking, idli recipe, idli variety, south indian breakfast
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
6 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 50 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author Jayashree


  • 1 cup urad dal
  • 2 cup semolina
  • water
  • salt


  1. Wash the urad dal and soak it for two hours.

  2. Grind it to a smooth batter. 

  3. Soak the semolina in water for ten minutes. Mix into the batter, close and keep it in a warm place to ferment. 

  4. Next day, add salt to it. Heat a idli maker, grease the moulds (not necessary) and put batter in the cavity. 

  5. Steam it for fifteen to twenty minutes. 

  6. Serve with chutney and sambar.