sama ke chawal ki idli recipe, vrat ki idli recipe
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sama ke chawal ki idli

vrat ki idli recipe - idli made without rice which you can make for fasting or for regular days too.
Prep Time9 hrs
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time9 hrs 10 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: indian
Servings: 9 to 10 idlis
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 1 cup sama ke chawal (barnyard millet)
  • ½ cup sabudana (tapioca pearls)
  • 2 pinches of baking soda
  • rock salt as required
  • soak for 2-3 hours.
  • water for soaking


  • take both the sama ke chawal and sabudana in a bowl.
  • rinse then well and soak in enough water for 3 hours.
  • drain and then grind in a wet grinder.
  • no need to add any water as the sago grains absorb enough water to help with the grinding. but if you are unable to grind in your grinder then just add 2-3 tsp of water.
  • the consistency of the batter can be a bit granular.
  • take the batter in a bowl and allow to ferment for 8-9 hours or overnight,
  • before preparing, add salt to the batter and mix well.
  • heat water in a steamer or an electric cooker.
  • add the baking soda to the batter and stir well.
  • pour the batter in greased idli moulds.
  • place in the steamer or electric cooker.
  • steam the idlis for 8-10 minutes or till they are cooked.
  • serve sama ke idlis hot or warm with your favorite coconut chutney