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Quinoa Idli - Quinoa steamed pancake - Healthy breakfast recipe - Healthy Dinner recipe

I love quinoa. In fact whole family likes it. I always look to include it as part our meal at least twice a week. These days I have been trying different types of idli. I have posted quinoa dosa before. I wanted to try the idli. I pretty much followed similar proposition just that I have increased urad dhal. Idli came out pretty soft and tasty. I had few enquiry about Quinoa where to get it in India and it's Hindi name

Quinoa - 2 cup
Idli rice - 1 cup
Urad dhal - 3/4 cup
Salt to taste
Fenugreek seeds - 1/2 teaspoon

Wash and soak Quinoa and rice together. Urad dhal and fenugreek seeds together. Soak both for 6-8 hours or overnight. Grind the Urad dhal till it is fluffy Add Quinoa and rice and grind till it is done. 
Let the batter ferment. It might take about 6-8 hours. You can use the idli cooker or traditional idli maker. Pour the batter and steam it till idli is cooked ( it will take about 8-10 mins at medium flame). When you touch with wet hand it shouldn't stick to your hand. 
Serve hot with your favourite chutney
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  1. Looks soft....pairs up with any chutney ss and sambarsss

  2. Idlis look soft and spongy.. nice healthy recipe..

  3. Healthy idlis!! A good twist to the normal ones!!

  4. Very very nice recipy and healthy too. Gr8

  5. Lovely Spread. Mouth watering Idli and chutney and sambar

  6. droolworthy spread of idlies and side dishes. so very tempting clicks.

  7. Can I replace idli rice with brown rice?

    1. yes u can just reduce the urad dhal to 1/2 cup too (if u r replacing entire rice)


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