Ragi Idli Recipe
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Ragi flour isn't as common as regular flour, but they make for a pleasant change! This Ragi Idli recipe is the perfect dish to try when you're bored of regular white idlis!
  • 1 cup Finger millet flour (Ragi Flour)
  • ½ cup Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal)
  • 1 cup Semolina(suji)
  • Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 10-12 Curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • A pinch of Baking Soda(avoid for babies below one year old)
  1. Grind the black gram with a little water to a smooth paste. Add the semolina to the black gram paste and mix well.
  2. Add the ragi flour to the semolina-black gram mixture and combine everything together. Cover the bowl and keep it in a warm place to ferment for 8 hours.
  3. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and wait till they splutter. Add curry leaves and saute for a few seconds.
  4. Add this tempering to the fermented batter along with salt and baking soda and mix well.
  5. Heat sufficient water in a steamer. Grease idli moulds with some oil. Pour a ladleful of batter in each mould, place in the steamer, cover and steam for 12-13 minutes.
  6. Wait for the idlis to cool before removing them from their moulds.
Recipe by My Little Moppet at https://www.mylittlemoppet.com/ragi-idli-recipe/