Mixed Millet Idli ( Diet Idli)

4 from 3 votes

Idli is a regular breakfast menu in all South Indian Families. This regular and healthiest breakfast becomes special when made with mixed millets and relished with chutney or sambhar..
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Served AsBreakfast, Dinner
Servings 5


  • Litttle Millet 1 cup Samai
  • Kodo Millet Varagarisi 1 cup
  • Foxtail Millet Thinai 1 cup
  • Corn Rava Chola Rava 1 cup
  • Urad dal 1 cup and Salt to taste


  • Put all the above millets and urad dal in a vessel together and wash well. Soak in water for 5 hours.
  • After five hours grind them to fine batter adding required salt in a mixie or grinder.
  • Allow it to ferment for 8 hours. After 8 hours mix the batter well with a laddle.
  • Grease the idli paltes with oil. Fill the idli plates with the batter and steam them out for 20 minutes.
  • The soft, spongy and fluffy idlies are ready to serve with chutney or sambhar.

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Subhashni Venkatesh
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