Cereals & Pulses Idli
Recipe Cuisine: South Indian
Green Gram Idli Recipe
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Mung beans has immense benefits such as; helps in weight control, lower blood pressure. lowers cholesterol and heart disease risk, may help fight cancer, boost immunity and protects against infections, improves skin health, provides detoxification benefits, decreases PMS syndrome.

Green beans consists of nutritional values which includes Vitamins Folate, Niacin, Pantothenic acid, Riboflavin, Thiamin, Vitamin A, Carotene beta, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K.

It consists of minerals, which includes Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium, Sodium, and Zinc.

Total Time (Minutes): 30
  • Green gram - 2 cups
  • Urad dal - ½ cup
  • Idli Rice - ¼ cup
  • Fenugreek seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed

  1. Wash & soak moong dal, urad dal, idli rice & fenugreek seeds overnight.
  2. Drain water then grind well. Add water when grinding. In a bowl add freshly ground batter, salt and leave it for fermentation OR Add 1 teaspoon eno salt to make instant idli
  3. Heat idli cooker with water & let it boil. Grease idli plates with gingelly oil, pour idly batter & place it in idli cooker. Cover lid & steam it for 10 min.
  4. Serve hot with coconut chutney and Sambar.