Idli - Healthy breakfast recipe

Parboiled Rice – 3 cups
Urad Dhal – 1 cup

Sago - 1/2 teaspoon
fenugreek Seeds - 2 TeaspoonSalt – 2 teaspoon


Wash and Soak both the rice and dhal separately in water for about 6 to 8 hours. 
Add Sago to rice when washing and soaking
Add Fenugreek Seeds to Dhal while soaking
Grind rice and dhal separately to a fine paste. 
Use Chilled water to grind.
Mix together with salt and make a thick batter. 
Leave it for atleast 8 hours to ferment.
Boil water in the idli cooker. 
Grease the idli plates. Mix the batter thoroughly. 
Pour the batter in the idli plate and put it inside the cooker. Steam it for 7 to 10 minutes. 
(If you are using pressure cooker, do not put the weight. Allow the steam to come out.
If you are using traditional idli vessel put wet cloth on the idli plate before pouring water)
Take out the plates from the cooker and leave it outside for one to two minutes. Remove the idli using a sharp spoon.
Serve with chutney/sambar/milagai podi or with anything you like.