Idli are always healthy as we steam cook the idli and there is no oil involved in making them. For Traditional idli, we need to add rice. Diabetics person and diet followers always try to skip rice and broken wheat is their preference. We can do any recipes with broken wheat which we traditionally do with rice like Broken Wheat Adai, Broken Wheat upma kozhukattai and many more dishes. Broken Wheat Idli | Samba Godhumai Idli | Daliya Idli is one of the very healthy and yummy dish. 

Broken Wheat Idli | Samba Godhumai Idli | Daliya Idli
Broken Wheat Idli | Samba Godhumai Idli | Daliya Idli

Preparation time15 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Yield12

Ingredients:

Broken Wheat1 Cup*
Thick Curd1/2 Cup
Carrot1
Water1/2 Cup + more needed
Eno Salt1/2 teaspoon
Hinga Pinch
SaltTo Taste
Chopped Coriander Leaves1 tablespoon

* 1 Cup Capacity = 250ml

For Seasoning:
Oil1 teaspoon
Mustard Seeds1 teaspoon
Cashews5-6
Channa Dal1 teaspoon
Split Urid Dal1 teaspoon
Curry Leavesfew

Broken Wheat Idli | Samba Godhumai Idli | Daliya Idli
Broken Wheat Idli | Samba Godhumai Idli | Daliya Idli

Method:
  1. Heat a pan and add broken wheat and dry roast it for 2-3 minutes. Take this dry roasted broken wheat in a mixing bowl or vessel. Add oil to the pan and add mustard seeds and when the mustard seeds starts to sputter, add spilt urid dal, channa dal and fry till the dal turns golden brown color. Then add curry leaves and fry for 2 seconds

  2. Wash and grate a carrot and add it to the seasoned ingredients and stir-fry the carrots in high flame for 2-3 minutes. Take these to the mixing bowl. Add chopped coriander leaves to the mixing bowl

  3. Add curd and water and mix well. Keep it aside covered for 10 minutes. 

  4. Meanwhile, fry the cashews in a pan and take it aside. After 10 minutes, adjust the water level if the all of the water and curd is absorbed by broken wheat. Finally add roasted cashews and eno salt. After adding eno salt mix the whole batter very gently. Eno salt makes the idli fluffy and salt. You can substitute with baking salt also.

  5. Grease the idli plates and fill in the batter in each idli hole and steam cook for 20 minutes
  6. The yummy Broken Wheat Idli | Samba Godhumai Idli | Daliya Idli is now ready to serve with idli milagai podi or any chutney varieties
  7. Broken Wheat Idli | Samba Godhumai Idli | Daliya Idli
    Broken Wheat Idli | Samba Godhumai Idli | Daliya Idli

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  1. Hi Mami,

    Can we ferment this batter overnight instead of adding baking salt?

    Swati

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  2. Hi Maam
    Even I want to know the same
    thanks

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  3. I made this idli today but it only took the shape of it but the moment you eat it breaks down. Mami is it because i used the regular broken wheat available n not sambha godumai in specific. Taste ofcourse was good but my kids were disappointed saying mom this is breaking

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