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  • Idli Batter
  • Oil for greasing
  • Idli Stand
  • A large pot filled with 1-1.5 glass of water (Idli stand should fit inside it)


  1. Fill the pot with water, making sure that the base of idli stand is well above the water level when kept inside it.
  2. Keep the water to boil.
  3. In the mean time grease the Idli Stand with little oil (just rub it with your fingers)
  4. With the help of a spoon fill the moulds of the Idli Stand.
  5. Once the water starts boiling, immerse the Idli stand in it, and close the lid.
  6. Cook the idli’s for a minimum of 10 minutes, Idlis should be done.
  7. To test prick a knife or a toothpick, it should come out clean. If not let it cook for another 5 mins.
  8. Remove it from the pot, and separate each of the stand layers, and let it cool for minute.
  9. Remove them with the help of a spoon, they come out easily.
  10. Yummy Idli’s are ready. Enjoy it with Coconut Corainder Chutney  and Sambar  or a simple doll-up of butter on top of it.

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vaishali sabnani

Monday 28th of May 2018

The idli's look nice and spongy, perfect anytime meal.