Rice and Moong Dal Idli 

Rice and Moong Dal Idli 

Idli is the one of the most popular & healthier breakfast recipes in India. Originated in South India, it is a world famous versatile recipe with which one could experiment a lot by adding different types of vegetables or fruits even. Each one of them tastes deliciously different. I am gonna share one such variant today.  Rice and green moong dal idli is rich in protein , is great to taste and will be loved by one and all. 

Lets get started. 

Makes 16 idlis. 


1/2 cup Rice 

1/2 cup green moong dal ( green gram) 

1/2 cup grated carrots 

1 tbsp coconut 

1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds (methi seeds)

Salt to taste

1 tsp baking soda 

1 tbsp curd


  • Soak the rice, moong dal & fenugreek seeds using required water for 6-7 hours.
  • Drain and blend to a smooth paste using little water.
  • Add grated carrots, coconut, turmeric and salt to the paste and mix well using a spatula till everything is incorporated.
  • In another bowl, Mix the curd and baking soda. Keep it aside for five minutes.
  • Add the curd-baking soda mixture to the batter and mix well. 
  • Add little water if required.
  • Pour a spoonful of batter in the greased idli plates and steam in a steamer for 10-12 minutes.
  • Cool, demould and serve hot with chutney or sambhar. 


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