Idli Recipes

Idli, also spelt as Idly/ Iddly, is a South Indian savory that is generally eaten at breakfast and even as a snack in some parts of the country.Light and spongy and shaped as round dumplings, idlis are prepared by ... More »
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Fried Idli - Quick Fix From Left Over

MAKING 1. On a chopping board, place the idlis and using a sharp knife slice them vertically and set them aside. 2. In a saucepan on medium heat, add oil, dry red chillies, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, turmeric powder and curry leaves. Temper it for a few... - 124.61

Moong Dal And Spinach Idli

Eliminating rice reduces the calorie count of these spinach idlis, making them suitable for diabetics as well. The same moong dal batter can also be used to make healthy pankis and pancakes. - 118.696

Bread Idly

Idly is a very famous, delicious and healthy South Indian breakfast. Watch this video and learn how to make bread idly at home. - 108.347

Quinoa Idly

MAKING 1. In a bowl, combine ground quinoa and oats. Gradually pour water and mix into a batter. 2. Season with finely chopped green chili, cumin seeds, and salt. Add oil and mix well. 3. Add fruit salt and little bit of water. Mix well. 4. Into the greased... - 104.942

Idli - Cocktail Idlis And Dhokla Sandwich

If you're in the mood to have South Indian cuisine then do try out these idlis. For making the cocktail idlis the chef has used green and red chutney. The idlis can be served with hot sambhar. Watch the video for the easy recipe of making idlis. I'm sure - 96.9509

Chinese Style Idli

A great fusion recipe? Here is south India meeting China! A recipe that combines recipe spices with a Chinese sauce. Into the cut up steamed idli! A great innovative recipe that is not too difficult to do. Watch and learn! - 91.8238

Instant Oats Idly (with Yogurt & Grated Carrots)

Just as the name implies, this idly is instant and requires no fermentation. Throw in your favorite veggies, flavor with herbs and spices, if you wish and there you have an excellent power packed breakfast to keep you going the entire day. And since you steam... - 52.1943

High Vitamin Mixed Vegetable Semolina Idli

Thanks to for organizing such a great contest every month in which we feel connected with other community members. Here is my entry for "Woman's Day Healthy Recipe Contest" - 45.31


Yummy idlis make for light and easily digestible breakfast. These yummy idlis go well with chutneys. Try this idli recipe for yourself! - 43.4119

Bharawan Chutney Idli

1. Grind all ingredients of the chutney together to a thick rough paste with 3-4 tbsp water. 2. Heat a heavy bottomed kadhai. Add suji. Dry roast for 2-3 minutes, on medium flame, stirring continuously. Remove from fire. 3. Add salt. Mix well. Allow it to... - 42.7404

Bread Idli

1. Boil the potatoes and mash them. 2. Cut the bread into big rounds. 3. Crackle mustard seeds, then green chilies. 4. Then put the mashed potatoes. 5. Now put haldi and Salt to taste. 6. Put coriander and your aloo masala is ready. 7. Apply this masala on... - 42.0538

Masala Badam Idli

Soak the rice and urad dal in luke-warm water for one and a half hour. Wash well. Add water and grind into a fine batter. Allow the batter to ferment for about 8 hours at room temperature. Add the almond flakes, green chillies, ginger, coriander leaves and... - 41.0177

Tricolor Idly

This is a fun recipes especially for the kids. Adults will like it too. Feel free to add or delete any color from the idly. This can be enjoyed as it is since it has the chutneys within. - 40.8001

Instant Rawa Idli

Heat oil, add cashew nut pieces, fry and remove. In the same oil add mustard seeds. After they splutter, add dal, curry patta, green chillies, ginger and finally rawa. Roast for 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from fire. Add salt, cashew nut pieces, and... - 37.7073

Idli Delight

1. Cut the idlis into small pieces and keep aside. 2. Take a pan, heat it and temper it with mustard and cumin seeds. 3. Put some kadi pattas and green chillies and stir fry. 4. Add haldi, red chilli powder and idlis. 5. Saute the mixture and let it be on... - 37.6342

Sooji Ki Idli

This is a simple idli made with semolina, yogurt, and eno. It is an easy to prepare snack item prepared in very short time span as compared to normally made idlis of rice. Read and try the recipe given here and do try it! Really a good time saver idli recipe... - 34.5172

Tricolor Idlis

1. Steam idlis in the cocktail plates. 2. Just before serving arrange the idlis in a plate. 3. Add a little of the sev and boondi. 4. Add a spoon of red chutney followed by green chutney. 5. Add the cut tomatoes and potatoes. - 33.4428


Soak the urid dhaal for 1 hour, drain and place in a liquidizer or food processor with the salt. Blend to a paste. Grind the rice to a coarse powder, place in muslin and rinse carefully. Set aside to soak for 10-15 minutes, then squeeze out the excess... - 33.3195

Healthy Flax Seed Rice Idli

Steamed idli is a staple breakfast item in all of South India. It is extremely healthy and you would find several versions of this recipe but all in all it is very light and nutritious. My version is a rice idli with addition of flax seeds to it. - 31.4483

Rice And Moong Dal Idli

1. Soak the rice, dal and fenugreek seeds in water for 5 to 6 hours. 2. Grind the soaked ingredients in a mixer and leave the batter aside for at least 8 hours or preferably overnight. 3. Thereafter, add the soda bi-carb and salt and pour a little mixture... - 28.713

Healthy Sprouts Idli

I prefer sprouts for breakfast as it is healthy and energizing. Here is another interesting variation of sprouts for your breakfast. - 24.4935

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