Idli In Microwave

Describes How to make Idlis in Microwave

Idli In Microwave

Describes How to make Idlis in Microwave

Category : Vegetarian, Breakfast

By Anoop K

Published On: 18 Sep 2009

Rating: 4
28 Votes, 3 Reviews
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20 Minutes
Served : 2
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Step 1

Soak Urad Daal and rice separately for 6-8 hours after washing it.

Step 2

Grind both smoothly after adding little water and keep it in a place overnight to ferment.
:-If the mixture is (rice and urad daal) properly fermented we can make fluffy idli. So decent fermentation is important.

Step 3

The coming day beat up the batter (mixture of rice and urad daal) well adding little water (if necessary) and salt for taste.

Step 4

Take the Microwave friendly Idli steamer and apply coconut oil in the idly dents.
:-This step is to smoothly take away Idlis after making it.

Step 5

Fill the Idly dents with batter and Pour 3 to 4 table spoon of water into the Idly steamer pot.

Step 6

Close the container and microwave it for 5 minutes.

Step 7

:- Tasty fluffy Microwave Idlis are ready!!!

A nag

The recipe worked out great. On IFB microwave power 30, for 10 mins, the idli came out soft and nice. I added saunf and chopped ginger.


Can u also mention the heat level whether we should use high or low heat settings of the microwave..

Ajay R

Good One Anoop. Please post the following recipes also:1.How to make Omlet in microwave oven. 2.How to make rice in microwave oven.


Idlis in microwave- Is it not necessary to heat the water in the idli maker before keeping the idli batter.


Is is safe to use plastic utensils provided as ifb starter kit in the microwave ?

AnoopI presume, it should be safe as it is from the manufacturer itself. Ideally we should use microwave safe idli maker.

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