Semiya Idli

Idlis made with vermicelli or semiya

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Semiya Idli

Idlis made with vermicelli or semiya

Category : Vegetarian, Breakfast

By Silpa Surendran

Published On: 19 Oct 2002

Rating: 4
4 Votes, 3 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

Soak the Bengal gram for 1 hour, wash & drain off water.

Step 2

Fry the rava and semiya separately in 2 tbsp of oil till nice & brown. Keep aside to cool.

Step 3

Heat the remaining oil.

Step 4

Fry the chopped onions, green chillies and curry leaves, till onions are light brown.

Step 5

Add the Bengal gram and fry.

Step 6

When it starts to turn brown, add the cashewnuts & fry.

Step 7

When the cashewnuts too become brown, add the raisins & fry.

Step 8

When they swell remove from flame and let it cool.

Step 9

Beat the curd and add the baking powder, fried rava & semiya, the fried onion mixture & stir nicely.

Step 10

Add salt and mix well again.

Step 11

Grease the Idli Trays & pour the batter into each mould & steam in the Idli vessel or cooker for 8-10 mins.

Step 12

After 8-10 mins, remove the vessel from flame & let it cool for a few mins.

Step 13

Remove the Idlis with the help of a knife.

Step 14

:- Serve with Coconut Chutney, Sambar or any Gravy Dish.


Awesome recipe, easy to prepare.

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My mouth is watering, I will definetly try this weekend....


Well..I havent made this yet, but sounds yummy already.Breakfast idea fot the weekend!

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