instant ragi idli

Instant Ragi Idli

Instant ragi idli is tasty, healthy and easy to make breakfast option for the busy mornings. One can make it for evening snack or dinner too.

Course Breakfast, dinner ideas, evening snacks
Cuisine South Indian
Keyword healthy eating, idli variety, steamed cooking
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting time 30 minutes
Servings 20 idli
Author jayashree


  • 1 cup finger miller flour
    • 1 cup finger millet powder
    • 1 cup semolina
    • 1 cup sour curd
    • 1 carrot
    • 1 onion
    • fresh coriander
    • salt
    • water as required
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup sour curd
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 onion
  • fresh coriander
  • salt
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida

For seasoning

  • 1 tablespoon mustard seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 4 cashewnut


  1. Take a wide bowl, add ragi flour and semolina to it. Put salt and curd to it. Mix it well, keep the batter aside for half an hour.

  2. Chop the onion finely and grate the carrot.

  3. Make seasoning, take oil in a small pan, add mustard seeds, as it crackles, put cumin, cashew pieces, broken chilli, a few curry leaves, pour it over the batter.Add veggies and chopped coriander. Adjust the consistency by adding some water.

  4. Put water in the idli pan and heat in on a low flame.Meanwhile, put the soda powder to the batter, mix it and put it to the moulds.

  5. Steam it for fifteen minutes on moderate flame., then on low heat for five to ten minutes. Check if it is done. Switch off. Unmould after sometime.Serve with coconut chutney.

Recipe Notes