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Broken Wheat Idli | Samba Godhumai Rava Idli | Dalia Idli
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Broken Wheat Idli | Samba Godhumai Rava Idli | Dalia Idli | Instant Idli

Broken Wheat Idli is an instant Idli made with healthy and nutritious Broken wheat. There is a no soaking, grinding or fermentation process required to make this Idli. It's one of the very quick and easy to make tasty Idli. Serve with Tomato Chutney and Idli podi and enjoy this delicious Idli
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast, Healthy Recipes
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian, Tamil Brahmin, Tamil Nadu
Servings: 12 Idlies
Calories: 70kcal
Author: Sowmya Venkatachalam


  • Idli Plates
  • Pressure Cooker
  • Mixing Bowl


  • 1 cup Samba Godhumai Rava (Broken Wheat / Dalia) 1 Cup - 250ml
  • ½ cup Curd (Plain Yogurt)
  • 1 Carrot Grated
  • ½ tsp Eno Salt
  • ¾ cup Water Adjust as needed
  • ¾ tsp Salt Adjust As Needed
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Leaves Finely Chopped

For Tempering

  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 5-6 Cashews
  • 1 tbsp Split Bengal Gram (Channa Dal / Kadalaparuppu)
  • Few Curry
  • 1 Green Chili
  • 1 tsp Ginger Grated


Roasting Broken Wheat

  • 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.

Tempering Process

  • 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. Add cashews and fry till light brown. Finally add curry leaves and fry for 2 seconds. Switch off the flame

Prepare Idli Batter

  • In a mixing bowl, take the roasted broken wheat. Add tempering, grated carrot, coriander leaves and salt and give a good mix
  • To this now, add curd and give a mix. Add water little by little and make it to thick batter. Keep the batter aside for 10 mins. Broken wheat absorbs the curd and water.
  • After 10 mins, again add water and adjust the consistency. Add eno salt and mix gently. Eno salt makes the idli fluffy and salt. You can substitute with baking salt also.

Steam Cooking Idli

  • Grease the idli plates and fill in the batter in each idli mould and steam cook for 20 minutes
  • Once the steam cooking is done, allow the idli to cool off for couple of minutes and then take out the idli gently.

Serving Time

  • Yummy Broken Wheat Idli | Samba Godhumai Rava Idli | Dalia Idli is now ready to serve with idli milagai podi or any chutney varieties



Serving: 1Idli | Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g