Posted by sharada | Thursday, March 19, 2009 | | 9 comments »


  • Idli rice --> 2 cups
  • Urad dal/Black gram -->1 cup
  • Dahi/Curds-->2tbsp
  • Poha/Beaten rice-->handful
  • Salt-->to taste
  • Oil-->to grease the mould


1)Wash & soak the rice & urad dal & Poha for 7-8 hrs .

2)Drain the water and grind the rice,dal & poha into a fine paste . Now add salt and mix well.

3)Keep the batter for fermenting overnight in a warm place.

4)Next day the batter should have risen that means the batter is ready to be used.

5)To this batter add curds & keep it aside for 1/2 hr.

6)Now grease the idli mould with little oil,add the batter to the mould and steam it for 10minutes till they are done.

7)Serve this hot with chutney of your choice.


  1. Suparna // March 19, 2009  

    Hi Sharadha,
    The mini idli's looks soft and tasty. I 've had it in thatte idli form long back it's really as white and delicate as mallige.nice snap :)

  2. sharada // March 19, 2009  

    Hi Suparna,
    Thanks for that lovely comment.I don't have big idli moulds so manage with small ones.

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  4. UjjU // April 01, 2009  

    this is one of my favorite types of Idlies. Will try your recipe too. Thanks for sharing it :)

  5. Lilly mammamma // April 03, 2009  

    Hi Sharadha,
    I will prepare mallige iddlis with your recipe.Reading through it I have a feeling they will come out good. Will give you feed back in a couple of days.

  6. Lilly mammamma // April 03, 2009  

    Hi Sharadha ,
    I am impressed by your blog and have added your blog to my Blog list.

  7. sharada // April 04, 2009  

    Thank you so much Lilly mammamma.Will wait for your feedback.

  8. Anonymous // January 22, 2012  

    Looks lovely...will try today

  9. kala bhaskar // December 12, 2012  

    ur idlis looks yummy.....!! sure to try very soon.

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