ragi idli recipe | instant raagi idli recipe | finger millet idlli recipe

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ragi idli recipe | instant raagi idli recipe | finger millet idlli recipe with detailed photo and video recipe. basically, a steamed idli recipe prepared from finger millet. finger millet idli taste great when served with coconut chutney and sambar.
ragi idliragi idli recipe | instant raagi idli recipe | finger millet idlli recipe with step by step photo and video recipe. ragi is a staple food of karnataka and largest cultivation with around 58% share. raagi is popularly known as  ragi / finger millet / kezhvaragu. this idli is prepared with just 3 main ingredients: semolina, raagi and curd. not to forget to add baking soda, as it helps idli to make extra fluffy and soft. furthermore, you can also prepare ragi idli more healthy by mixing ragi flour with prepared idli batter and ferment overnight.

well, i am not a great fan of ragi recipes. however, mom prepares variety of ragi recipes as my granma is diabetic. ragi is very good source of proteins and minerals. also they help in controlling diabetes and cancer. so weekly once, without any fail mom makes sure to prepare ragi dosa, ragi rotti and ragi mudde. however, i started to prepare recipes from finger millet as my husband likes to have more healthy breakfast. moreover, this recipe does not require any soaking, grinding or fermentation process.

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furthermore, i would like to highlight some key suggestions for perfect soft and spongy ragi idli. firstly, use sour curd to soak rava and ragi flour. secondly, make sure to roast the rava well, else the idli with turn sticky and hard. thirdly, add baking soda just before steaming. otherwise, idlis will not be spongy. lastly, you can also prepare the idli’s by adding tempering to batter. you can add mustard seeds, green chilli, ginger and carrot while tempering and mix it with idli batter.

finally, check my other idli recipes collection and indian breakfast recipes collection. specifically, instant bread idlirava idli recipe, oats idli recipe, sabudana idli, poha recipe. also, checkout my chutney collections and sambar collections. furthermore, do visit my dosa recipe collections too.

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ragi idli recipe | instant raagi idli recipe | finger millet idlli recipe
 
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easy ragi idli recipe | instant raagi idli recipe | finger millet idlli recipe
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Recipe type: breakfast
Cuisine: south indian
Serves: 16 idlis
Ingredients
  • 1 cup semolina / bombay rava / sooji
  • 1 cup ragi flour / finger millet / kezhvaragu
  • salt to taste
  • 1 cup curd / yogurt, sour
  • 1 cup water, add as required
  • ¼ tsp baking soda / cooking soda
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. firstly, dry roast the rava on medium flame for 2-3 minutes.
  2. further, cool them completely before preparing idli.
  3. now transfer the dry roasted rava to a large mixing bowl.
  4. also add ragi flour to it.
  5. furthermore add salt and curd.
  6. add water as required depending on curd thickness.
  7. give a good mix and allow to soak for 30 minutes.
  8. after 30 minutes, mix well and add water if required. get to idli batter consistency.
  9. just before steaming add a pinch of baking soda and mix well till it turns frothy.
  10. brush the plates with oil and pour the batter immediately into the idli plate. do not rest the batter.
  11. also as other idlis you have to steam it for 8-10 mins on medium flame.
  12. furthermore, allow it to rest for 5 mins then unmould.
  13. finally, serve hot with coconut chutney and sambar.


how to make ragi idli recipe | instant raagi idli recipe | finger millet idlli recipe:

  1. firstly, dry roast the rava on medium flame for 2-3 minutes.
    finger millet idlli
  2. further, cool them completely before preparing idli.
    finger millet idlli
  3. now transfer the dry roasted rava to a large mixing bowl.
    finger millet idlli
  4. also add ragi flour to it. always keep the ratio of 1:1 with rava and ragi flour. else idli will taste bitter.
    finger millet idlli
  5. furthermore add salt and curd.
    instant raagi idli
  6. add water as required depending on curd thickness.
    instant raagi idli
  7. give a good mix and allow to soak for 30 minutes.
    instant raagi idli
  8. after 30 minutes, mix well and add water if required. get to idli batter consistency.
    instant raagi idli
  9. just before steaming add a pinch of baking soda and mix well till it turns frothy.
    ragi idli
  10. brush the plates with oil and pour the batter immediately into the idli plate. do not rest the batter.
    ragi idli
  11. also as other idlis you have to steam it for 8-10 mins on medium flame.
    ragi idli
  12. furthermore, allow it to rest for 5 mins then unmould.
    ragi idli
  13. finally, serve hot with coconut chutney and sambar.ragi-idli-2


notes:

  • firstly, always add baking soda / eno fruit salt right before steaming.
  • in addition, you can add baking soda in batches and steam them if you preparing in large quantity.
  • furthermore, you can also prepare the batter before in hand and store in fridge. remember just before steaming add baking soda.
  • finally, steam the idlis on medium heat to get the soft idlis.

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Hebbar's Kitchen is all about Indian veg recipes. This blog is managed by me Archana and my husband, Sudarshan. I try to post my recipes with simple & easily available ingredients from kitchen. These posts are usually supported by short videos and photo recipes. Learn interesting recipes and share your feedback, as your feedback means a lot to me.

10 COMMENTS

  1. Turned out to be great and such a healthier option compared to the rice idli. Thank you so much for this easy and tasty recipe! 🙂

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