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Vermicelli Idli Recipe

Delightful vermicelli idlis with a difference.

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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Vermicelli Idli

Main Ingredients

Sour yogurt






  • Vermicelli
    400 grams
  • Sour yogurt
    2 cups
  • Green chillies chopped
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped
    2 tablespoons
  • Curry leaves chopped
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Soda bicarbonate
    a pinch
  • Mustard seeds
    1 teaspoon
  • Oil
    2 tablespoons
  • Cashewnuts quartered


Step 1

Dry roast vermicelli till light golden. Set aside to cool. Whisk sour yogurt till smooth. Add it to the cooled vermicelli along with half a cup of water. Mix, cover and let it rest for about fifteen minutes.

Step 2

Add green chillies, coriander leaves, curry leaves, salt, soda bicarbonate to the vermicelli mixture and mix well.

Step 3

Heat oil in a small pan and add mustard seeds. When they crackle, add cashewnut pieces and sauté till golden. Pour this into the vermicelli mixture and mix.

Step 4

Pour the vermicelli batter into the moulds till half full. Place the mould in the cooker, cover and steam for fifteen minutes.

Step 5

Insert a needle to see if the idlis are cooked through. Serve hot with coconut chutney or with molagapodi.

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