Tamil Recipes Idli is the most common and simple breakfast menu for south Indians. They are easy to make and takes a very little amount of time. It is also simple to prepare before the night ferment and use in the morning.

An alternate method-Youtbne video from ShowMeTheCurry is useful to watch.

It is great for many people in a household as well as for a small house hold and it takes the same amount of time to prepare and serve hot and wholesome and easily digestible.

Or try this


  • Rice (Boiled/Idli rice) 4 cups
  • Urid Dal 1 ½ cup
    Salt 2 tsp


  1. Rinse and clean rice and urid dal thoroughly
  2. Soak them together in water for about 4-6 hours
  3. In a grinder or blender grind them together for about 25-20 minutes till soft
  4. Remove and keep them in a large bowl and mix with salt
  5. This will have to be fermented over night. In the morning it well be fermented and raise to the brim
  6. Use special idli hollow trays to steam wither cooker for 3 minutes
  7. They are served with traditional sambar and chutney or ghee or gingley oil with idli mix


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