Idli Recipe How to make idli recipe with rice

Idli Recipe – Idli is a traditional breakfast in South Indian households. It is a savoury cake that is popular throughout India and neighboring countries like Sri Lanka. The cakes are usually four to five inches in diameter and are made by steaming a batter consisting of urad dal and rice or Suji(rawa) for its instant idli version. It tastes best with Sambhar or it can be made for a starter dish as Chili idli.

Idli Recipe



Rice-1 cup

Urad dhuli dal-1/2 cup

Baking powder-3 spoons

Water- for soaking

Salt- to taste



  1. Soak rice and dal in water for 4 hours. Rice
  2. Drain the water and make a smooth batter using grinder.
  3. Keep the batter for fermenting overnight at a warm place.
  4. Next morning put salt and baking powder in the batter and mix it well.
  5. Put 1 spoon of batter in each greesed idli mould.
  6. Place the moulds in steamer and cook for 15-20 minutes.
  7. De-mould the idlis and serve with nariyal chutni and sambhar.