Ragi Idli Recipe | How to make ragi idli

  • Yield: 20
  • Servings: 5
  • Prep Time: 6:00 h
  • Cook Time: 20m
  • Ready In: 20m

Ragi Idli Recipe | How to make ragi idli

Soft and delicious idli made with ragi

Ragi idli recipe. Idli is a traditional breakfast item of south India. Idli is prepared with urd dal and rice. I have posted many idli versions like instant oats idli,wheat idli and traditional idli.This time I made a healthy version of idli i.e with ragi flour along with rice and urd dal. As we all know ragi is good for all age groups. It is a rich source of calcium and many other nutrients. The perfect combination for idli is with chutney. You can check my 8 + chutney recipe collection. You can also serve idli with Sambar. Other traditional breakfast recipes are puttum kadalayum,vellayappam,upma,ragi ila ada,idiyappam,Palappam,oats upma,oats kozhukkattai,greengram dosa etc…Hope you all will like this recipes.

Ragi Idli Recipe


  • 1 cup of Half boiled rice(Pachari)
  • 1 cup of ragi flour
  • 1 cup of urd dal
  • 1/4 cup of cooked rice
  • 1/4 spn. of Fenugreek seeds
  • Salt to taste


Step 01

Wash and soak Pachari,fenugreek seeds and boiled rice for 6-8 hours. Soak urd dal separately.(6-8 hours)

Step 02

Grind the mix into a smooth paste by adding little amount of water. Mix both rice and urd dal batter. Add ragi flour and mix well.

Step 03

Keep aside in a warm place for 8-9 hours or overnight for fermenting.

Step 04

Steam cook idlis on medium flame for about 15 minutes.

Step 05

Healthy ragi idlis are ready. Goes well with tomato chutney and mint chutney.

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