Simple and delicious yet healthy at the same time, these Healthy Millet Idli Recipes can help incorporate super healthy millets into Idli Recipes. Adding various kinds of millets in different forms, into idli batters, is a great way to include them in your everyday meal plates.
Millets are considered to have been around in India for close to ten thousand years. Although it has been around for that long, it has suddenly taken the world by storm, making it a current healthy food trend.
Another constant (read constantly trending) in our South Indian Cuisine is the humble idli. Simple batter usually made with rice and dal, fermented and steamed to make Soft-fluffy pillows called Idlis are a hot favourite across the country.
Millets really are seeds and not grains. They provide great energy with negligible number of calories. Since these seed are Gluten Free and high in fiber, they aid in better digestion. An amazing protein option, for fellow vegetarians, Millets have great nutrition value and very good health benefits.
Fortunately for all of us, India is a significant producer of Millets of various kinds.
Read more about the Types of Millets & their Benefits in this article- More Millets In Your Meals (A Quick Guide To Millets & Their Benefits).
You can also take a look at How To Store Millets & A Glimpse At The Recipes You Can Make
Bringing these millets in Healthy Millet Idli Recipes to our Indian Dining table in the forms of idlis is a great way to include into your diet
So wait no more, read on to see, how you can include Millets in your everyday menus by making these 6 Healthy Millet Idli Recipes
1. Ragi Idli Recipe - Learn How To Make A Healthy Ragi Idli
Since Idlis are such an integral part of our Indian cuisine made either for breakfast, lunch or dinner, in almost all households be it in the North or South, adding ragi to enhance its nutrition level is a great idea.
Serve this Ragi idli along with Karnataka Style Southekayi Seppe Chutney Recipe,Karuveppilai Chutney Podi Recipe and Raw Mango Sambar Recipe for a complete Breakfast meal.
2. Foxtail Millet Idli Recipe- Healthy Indian Diabetic Idli Recipe
A nutritious idli recipe that can be added to the diet of Diabetics, this Foxtail Millet Idli Recipe is a unique one as it uses absolutely no rice to make the batter. It is purely made with foxtail millet and urad dal.
Serve this Foxtail Millet Idli Recipe for Diabetics along with Coimbatore Style Drumstick Sambar Recipe, Spicy Mullangi Thogayal Recipe and Beetroot Juice Recipe With Cucumber & Pineapple for a complete breakfast.
3. Barnyard Millet Idli And Dosa Recipe
Barnyard Millet Idli Recipe is a nutrition packed idli recipe, as the batter uses no rice at all, instead it is made using barnyard millets, urad dal, poha and sabudana. Great way to camouflage the millets and add it to your diet barnyard millets to the batter and your family won't even know.
Pillow-soft fluffyBarnyard Millet Idli when served along with Kongunadu Chicken Curry Recipe and a glass of Spiced Butter Milk makes for a great Sunday lunch with family and friends.
4. Foxtail Millet Rava Idli Recipe
A flavourful and instant idli recipe, Foxtail Millet Rava Idli is made using rava of foxtail millet along with a lovely South Indian tadka, which is soaked in Calcium-protein rich curd making it both a delicious and nutritious idli recipe.
Serve this Foxtail Millet Rava Idli along with Karpooravalli Chutney Recipe and Murungakkai Vendhaya Keerai Sambar Recipe along with Kumbakonam Filter Coffee Recipe for a weekend breakfast.
5. Horsegram And Foxtail Millet Idli Recipe
Yet another Idli, Horse gram And Foxtail Millet Idli recipe is made with added goodness of nutrition packed horse gram with a combination of foxtail millets, you really couldn't be asking for anything more healthier.
Serve this Horse gram And Foxtail Millet Idli recipe along with Arachuvitta Sambar Recipe and Godhi Chutney Podi Recipe and Kadale Chutney Recipe for a simple weekday lunch.
6. Ragi & Oats Rava Idli Recipe-Finger Millet and Oats Idli
This Ragi & Oats Rava Idli Recipe uses finger millets along with oats and rava. All of which contribute to a breakfast so healthy, that this will be a regular in your everyday menu.
Serve this Ragi & Oats Rava Idli Recipe along with Raw Mango & Coconut Chutney Recipe and High-Protein Peanut Chutney Recipe for a simple weekday breakfast.