Suji Idli Recipe

Suji Idli Recipe

Suji Idli is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Suji Idli by following this easy recipe.
Suji Idli Recipe
Preparation Time 5 Minutes
Cooking Time 5-7 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Rating 7.1 / 10 (7 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 12
Calories Per Serving 66
Ingredients:
  • For the batter:
  • 1 cup Sooji (semolina)
  • 1/4 cup Curd
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Leaves (chopped)
  • Salt to taste
    For the tempering:
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • A pinch Asafetida
  • 1 tsp Urad Dal (split black lentils)
  • 1 tbsp Broken Cashew nuts
  • 4 to 6 Curry Leaves
  • 2 Green Chilies (chopped)
  • 1-1/2 tsp Oil
How to make Suji Idli:
  • Combine all ingredients of the batter together in a bowl and leave aside for 10 minutes.
  • Now heat oil in a pan and add oil in it.
  • Add in mustard seeds, cumin seeds, allow spluttering.
  • Add dal, asafetida, cashew nuts, curry leaves, green chilies, fry a little and then add the sooji.
  • Fry stirring continuously till it gives off a distinct smell. Put off the flame and allow cooling.
  • Grease the idli moulds using little oil.
  • Add the tempering to the batter and mix well.
  • Pour 2 tablespoons of batter into each greased cavity of the idli moulds and steam for 5-7 minutes.
  • Repeat with the remaining batter to make more idlis.
Suggestions:
Serve hot with coconut chutney and sambhar.


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