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Sooji Idli

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
12 hrs
Total Time 12 hrs 40 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Servings 5 People


  • 1/2 Cup Urad Dal
  • 1 Cup Coarse Sooji
  • 1 Tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • 1 Cup Water
  • Salt


  • Soak urad dal, fenugreed seeds seperately in water for 6 hours.
  • Grind it together to make a batter. Add water.
  • In a pot heat sooji. No neede to roast it. The sooji should feel hot when you touch it.
  • Add the hot sooji to the batter. Mix well. Remove all the lumps.
  • Keep aside for fermentation for at least 6 hours in a warm place.
  • Add salt to the batter.
  • Pour the batter in idli mould.
  • Keep the stand in idli maker.
  • Close the lid and steam it for 15 minutes on low heat for 1st batch and thereafter for 10 minutes.
  • Remove it let it cool before unmoulding it.