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March 31, 2014

RAGI IDLI,DOSA RECIPE- RAGI RECIPES

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Ragi-idli-recipe

(updated with stepwise pictures)
Hi friends,
Sorry for the sudden disappearance from blogging.As i had an unexpected trip to Tirunelveli,i couldn't post any.I missed all ur posts too:(.Even today i am in salem and leaving to bangalore on tuesday.I will be regular from Wednesday i guess.:).I'll update this post with stepwise pictures after going there..
Ragi idli,dosa recipe using fermentation method was in my try list for long time.When i came across this recipe in Kamala's corner,i bookmarked it and tried immediately.Actually i wanted to make ragi idli without rice but as i tried for the first time,i tried the recipe as it is.Ragi@Kezhvaragu(in Tamil) has lots of health benefits.I usually make Instant Ragi dosa.But this recipe is surely a welcome change as i can make soft idlis & crispy dosas as well.Its a healthy breakfast/Dinner recipe for diabetic & people who look for weight loss.Do try this soft idli recipe.U'll love it for sure.


Ragi-idli-recipe

Ragi idli,dosa recipe


Ragi idli,dosa recipe Ragi idli,dosa recipe using fermentation method - Healthy south indian breakfast recipe
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Breakfast
Serves: Serves 4
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 20 Minutes
Total time: 30 Minutes


INGREDIENTS

  • Ragi flour - 2 cups
  • Idli rice - 1 cup
  • Urad dal - 1/2 cup
  • Methi seeds -2 tsp
  • Salt & water - as needed
METHOD

    • Wash and soak the rice,dal & methi seeds together for two hours.Add the required water and grind everything all together adding required salt & water.Lastly add the ragi flour ,grind for few minutes.Remove and ferment overnight or 10 hours.
    • The next day,batter would be doubled and sometimes overflown too.Stir well and make idlies.
    Ragi idli recipe step1
    • Steam in idli mould for 10-12 minutes till the inserted spoon comes out clean.
Ragi idli recipe step2
    • U can make dosas by diluting the batter slightly.Make crispy or soft dosas as per ur need.
    Enjoy with chutney ,sambar !

    Enjoy !


Note

  • For variations,u can use whole ragi grains instead of flour.
  • If u want to try without rice,use 3: 1 ratio of ragi flour and urad dal.Add 2 tbsp of poha for softness.
  • While making dosas,u can temper and saute onions,chillies,ginger & curry leaves as it makes the dosa flavourful ..

Enjoy with ur favourite chutney,sambar !
Ragi-idli-recipe


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52 comments :

Unknown said...

Healthy one dear:)

Chitra said...

Thanks for the quick comment dear :)

Rafeeda AR said...

this is a really healthy idli!!!

Unknown said...

Healthy breakfast ...looks yummy too !!

jaya's recipes said...

Super healthy will try for sure!tks

great-secret-of-life said...

healthy and tasty idli

Anonymous said...

healthy dosa.. heard of dosas never heard of idlies.. looks very soft and delicious.. will surely give it a try

Unknown said...

this looks grt bf ....will try soon

asianlite6 said...

Very healthy tiffin iten chitra..awesome! Gonna try this..thank you my friend..:)

Shanthi said...

looking very yummy..healthy food..

Unknown said...

Super healthy and tasty dosa!!

Suhaina said...

Idli looks so soft and fluffy..just want to grab it now

Suja Manoj said...

Healthy and fluffy idlis,so good

Lincyscookart said...

Healthy tasty Ragi idlis. Perfectly made dear.

Unknown said...

Healthy idli dear!!!!

Priya said...

That looks like a super soft idli .Spongy idly .

Baskaran said...

The fact of the matter is these idlis made out of ragi flour do not turnout to be as soft or porous as fermented idlis made out of rice and urad dal.
One suggestion may be to add sodabicarb or baking powder. Just before making the idlis or perhaps use ragi grains soak and grind fermentas we do for regular way Is there any other way to make thes idlis as rice urad dal idlis, anything other than these suggestions?

nandoos kitchen said...

super soft and healthy idly.

Sona said...

Healthy and soft idlis..

Sundari Nathan said...

Healthy idlis. Feel like grabbing that plate!!

Chitra said...

Please try this recipe once and let me know.It did turn out soft n porous as u see in the picture.This proportion of rice,ragi n urad dal & proper fermentation matters here :) .No need to use soda as it is not good for health.

Priya said...

So soft idli chitra .Looks so tempting

Sangeetha Priya said...

super sponge idlis, like the version of mixing flour before frementation!!!

Anitha said...

today i tried yr recipe and mistakingly i mixed 3 cups of ragi flour instead of 2 cups. The idlies were really missy and tried the remaining batter with dosa which came out really good. Next time, i try with correct proportion and tell the result. Thanks

Anitha said...

why comment is not getting displayed, please clarity

Anitha said...

today i tried this idli and mistakingly i mixed 3 cups of ragi flour instead of 2 cups and the idlies came out really missy. So, i made dosai with the remaining batter and it came out really nice. Next time, i try with correct proportion and tell the feedback. Thanks for the recipe.

Chitra said...

Hi anitha, Thanks a lot for trying & the feedback.Next time try with 2 cups.U'll get it right.I have given comment moderation to avoid spams .So it takes my approval before publishing here.I think it had confused u :)

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Unknown said...

Hi chitra,I am trying Ragi idli 2dayn I have doubt to add cooking soda r not plz do reply me soon.

Chitra said...

No need to add cooking soda.It will come out soft :)

Unknown said...

Tnx a lot will let u know hw idlis can out.

Unknown said...

Chitra love ragi idli came out very soft n prepared hotel style sambar n coconut chatney,my hubby n kids were very happy.tnx a lot

Unknown said...

Chitra love u ragi idli came out very soft n prepared hotel style sambar which u had posted,my hubby n kids were very happy tnx a lot.

Chitra said...

Thank u so much Swathi for trying all my recipes.U are really making me so happy by ur feedback :)

Unknown said...

I love cooking Chitra wen I saw ur website was really very happy with recipe u have posted.

Chitra said...

Thank u for your sweet words :)

Rajeshwari Vijay said...

hi chitra, if i want to make a raagi flour at home, should i soak it for a while or directly can i grind the raagi by mixer? please clarify...

Chitra said...

No need to soak to make ragi flour.U can grind n make the flour using mixie but u should grind it very finely.Its better to grind in mill in large quantities. If u grind in mixie,sieve it twice before u use.If u want to make this idli using whole ragi,u have to soak it and grind.Hope i had cleared ur doubts :)

Unknown said...

Wanted to know yhat if i use whole ragi grains instead of ragi flour, what will be the proportion of ragi and urad dal? I have made dosa using ragi flour and urad dal which works very well. Thanks

Chitra said...

You can try the same quantity. I hope it works.Thanks

Unknown said...

Tried the recipie yday. Came out very well. Tasted yummy. Thx.

Chitra said...

Iam happy to know it.Thanks for the feedback 😊

Padma said...

Hi chitra

Gng to try this idly tomorrow.. planning to make sprouts with whole ragi grains...gng to soak ragi grains now to get sprouts tomorrow..will comment oncE done..

Chitra said...

Sure :) I will wait for ur feedback :)

uma said...

Hello Chitra I want to make this batter in mixi ,I don't have grinder should I use same proportion of dal ,rice,ragi flour.

uma said...

Hi Chitra as I commented same proportion as you mentioned in recipe

Chitra said...

Yes u can follow the same. Add 2 tbsp aval if u want. Use ice water for grinding.

Chitra said...

Hi, Yes you can mix ragi flour in idli batter and make this idli. But mix the batter, keep it outside for 5 hours and then make idli. It helps for fermentation and yields soft idli.

radha said...

Can I use idli Rava instead of rice? If so what is the ratio?

Mray said...

Can I use boiled rice instead of idly rice, in the same proportion?

Chitra said...

Yes you can try. Include 1/4 cup of aval

Chitra said...

Sorry I haven't tried with idli rava. But I think the same proportion works. If needed add some baking soda.