Horse Gram Idli (Kollu Idli)


Rice Rawa : 4 cups
Horse Gram : 1 glass
Urad dal : 1/2 glass


Soak and grind the urad dal the previous day and allow it to ferment.
Soak rice rawa and horse gram overnight.
Grind the horse gram in the morning till it reaches the fluffy consistency.
Add rice rawa and fermented urad dal batter to this and steam it like idlis.

Soft idlis for our breakfast are ready to be served with chutney or idli powder.


Author: Roopa

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Black Rice Idli (Anti oxidant Rice)

Cancer prevention food invented by our ancestors.

  1. Idli rice – 3 cups
  2. Urud dhall – 1 cup
  3. Black rice – 1 & 1/2 cups
  4. Methi seedds – 1 tsp

Soak the above items separately for 3 hours and grind it. Keep it overnight for fermenting. Morning, Mix the batter well and pour the batter little by little in the idli mould, in the same way you would make normal idli. You will get very soft healthy idlis.

Author: Sri Nandhini Hari

I’m Sri Nandhini Hari, a B.Com & M.B.A finance post graduate and have worked in American Express Bank as an Asst. Manager and later with CTS as Financial Analyst. I have a passion towards our own tradition and culture and this has triggered me to share the natural and homemade products to a bigger community for the benefit of all.