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Horse Gram Mini Idly

Horse Gram Mini Idly
Horse Gram Mini Idly
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves3 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeBreakfast
  • Good for breakfast , Dinner

About this recipe

Horse gram Mini Idly is a healthy and nutritious breakfast recipe, which is prepared using three diet friendly ingredients - Horse gram, Millet and Brown rice.

Ingredients for Horse Gram Mini Idly

  • 1 Cup Horse gram / Kollu
  • 1 Cup Millet ( any variety )
  • 1 Cup Brown rice
  • 1 Tsp Methi / Fenugreek seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • Water, as needed for grinding

How to cook Horse Gram Mini Idly

  1. Wash and soak horse gram in a water along with methi seeds. Wash and soak millet along with brown rice in a separate bowl. Soak it for 5 - 6 hours.
  2. Drain the water from millet - brown rice and grind it into smooth and thick batter by adding little water. Transfer it to a big bowl and keep aside
  3. Now drain the water from horse gram and grind into smooth batter. Transfer the horse gram batter to the millet - brown rice batter. Add salt and mix well.
  4. Close it with a lid and let it ferment overnight. Once done, mix well, take one ladle of batter and pour it in a mini idly trays. Steam it for 10 - 15 minutes and switch off the flame.
  5. Dip the spoon in water and slowly de - mould the idlis from the trays. Serve hot with chutney and sambhar.


  • The same batter can also be used to prepare dosa or uthapam or Kuzhipaniyaram ( appe ).
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