Ragi Idli
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Instant Ragi Idli

Ragi idli is one of the healthiest breakfast recipe and perfect for quick and easy kids tiffin box. Serve them with any chutney of your choice.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Resting Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast, Kids Special
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Easy Less than 30 minutes Recipe, healthy breakfast recipes, South Indian Breakfast
Servings: 4
Calories: 115kcal
Author: Ipsa Faujdar




Prepare sauteed veggies

  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add lentils, and let them turn little brown.
  • Now add mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  • Once it spluttered, add chopped ginger, curry leaves and green chillies.
  • Then add chopped onions, grated carrots, and green peas.
  • Add a pinch of salt & saute for 2 minutes covering with a lid on medium flame.
  • Remove from heat and transfer to another plate and cool for some time.

Prepare Idli batter

  • Take a large mixing bowl.
  • Add in semolina, ragi flour, salt and mix well.
  • Now pour in curd into it. Add water and mix well.
  • Add sauteed veggies and keep the consistency of idli batter.
  • Give it a nice whisk for a minute and cover with a lid.
  • Let it rest for 15 minutes minimum.
  • This will help semolina to soak moisture and idli will be fluffier and soft.
  • After 15 minutes, add soda or eno powder and mix it well.
  • Now grease idli molds and place one tbsp batter and keep it in a steamer for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes turn off heat but wait for sometime to open the lid.
  • Once open the lid remove the idli stand and keep it to cool for some time.
  • Then remove idli from mold and serve with any chutney and sambar.


Calories: 115kcal