Bajra Idlis

Cooks in: 20 Minutes Serves: 2 People

There is no limit to variation in idlis!! A hot favourite across the country, try this aromatic porus soft Bajra idlis for this winter! 


  • 2 Cups Bajra/Kambu/Pearl Millet Grains
  • 1/2 Cup Urad dal
  • 1/2 Cup Red Poha/Aval
  • 1/2 Tsp Fenugreek/Methi Seeds
  • 1.5 Tsp Salt


  1. Wash and soak Bajra grains and methi seeds for 4 hours.
  2. Wash and soak Urad dal for 2 hours.
  3. Wash and soak poha for 2 hours.
  4. Using a blender grind dal to a fluffy consistency, followed by poha and grains.
  5. Add little water while grinding as millets don't take much  like rice.
  6. Add salt and mix everything well and allow it to ferment overnight.
  7. Next morning make idlis and serve with sambar/podi/chutney.

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    1. Hi Shardha,
      I use standard measuring cups. 1 cup means 240 ml. You can use any cup, but use the same for all ingreditents. Thanks for visiting.

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