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Horse Gram Mini Idly

Recipe by Priya Satheesh
4 from 3 votes
Served As Breakfast, Dinner
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.
Prep Time 18 hrs
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 18 hrs 15 mins
Cuisine Breakfast
Recipe Category Vegetarian
Servings 3


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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