Sawa Millet Idly – An Easy Meal

Sawa Millet Idly – An Easy Meal

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                            An easy meal to cook – who doesn’t want one for their weekdays! Its so hectic throughout the clock! I want something healthy on the dinner table in minutes! Each day…I swab for some quick steps in the cooking or I would just pre-process a whole lot and what not, to meet the demand! So, here is one such quick-fix recipe for you all to try. If you have got some left over idly batter, its gonna be even-better. Let me re-assure you…it tasted great. Just dry-roast a cup of sawa millet and dump in the sour idly batter and ladle them up! Brief – steam-cook them for about 10 minutes. Fabulous-Delicious Idlies will be ready in minutes. Enjoy, folks. :) See you all in my next post. Chio.


  • 1 cup idly batter
  • 1 cup sawa millet
  • 1-3 green chilies, chopped
  • 1 inch ginger – grated
  • few curry leaves’
  • few cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 pinch asafoetida
  • 1 tsp urid dal
  • 1 tsp chana dal
  • 5-7 cashew nuts
  • few tsp sesame oil


In a small pan, heat oil. Add spices and wait till they pop and add all the fresh spices too. Fry them a little and add this seasoning to the batter. Mix well.

Further add the dry-roasted millets too. If necessary, add a pinch of baking soda. Then, ladle it up in the idly molds and steam cook for about 10 minutes.

Serve steaming hot with chutneys and sambar. Enjoy.



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