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Falahari Idli

5 from 2 votes

The famous southie snack can be converted into a healthy and delicious faraal snack by making the idlis with sanwa millet
Prep Time 9 hours
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 9 hours 20 minutes
Served AsBreakfast, Snacks
CuisineSouth Indian
Servings 4


  • 1 cup samo/Barnyard Millets
  • 1 cup sour curd
  • As Required - Oil
  • To Taste - Sendha Namak/Rock Salt


  • Wash and soak Samvat rice/barnyard millets separately for 1 hours.
  • Drain all the water and grind with curd.
  • Transfer the batter in a large bowl, cover and let it fermate over night or for 6 to 8 hours
  • When ready to make idli, add sendha namak and mix gently to combine well.
  • Heat water in idli cooker or steamer and grease idli plates
  • fill each impression with a ladle full of batter
  • Place idli plates on steamer or idli cooker and steam for 8 to 10 mins or until cooked off flame and allow to cool for 5 mins before you open the steamer.
  • serve hot with coconut chatny


  • You can prepare tadka of cumin, finely chopped curry leaves, grated ginger and add in to batter before steaming idli to add more flavors.

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Bhumika Gandhi
Bhumika Gandhi

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