Ragi Idli

(Ragi Steam Cake)

Idli is one of the South Indian break-fast that is popular all over India. Ragi Idli is one of the varieties in Idlis. It is a steamed cake, mixer of ragi, semolina, and urad, which is served with coriander chutney.


  • 2 cups ragi flour
  • 2 cups semolina
  • ¾ cup urad dal.
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • Salt to taste


  • Soak the urad dal for 4 hours and grind to a very fine paste.
  • Mix the ragi and semolina to the urad paste together by hand.
  • Keep aside, overnight for fermentation.
  • In the morning, mix in the salt and baking soda to the batter.
  • If necessary, add little water to get the idli batter consistency.
  • Grease the idli stands.
  • Now steam the idlis in an idli steamer for 10 minutes.
  • Serve the idli hot with coriander chutney.