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Instant Ragi Rava Idli Recipe

Soft, healthy, quick and delicious South Indian Ragi Idli made with finger millet flour, semolina and yogurt. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Resting Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Servings: 10 Idlis
Calories: 76kcal
Author: Hari Chandana Ponnaluri


  • 1/2 cups Ragi Flour / Finger Millet Flour
  • 1/2 cup Semolina / Sooji
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup Water or as needed
  • Salt to taste


  • Combine the ragi flour, semolina and salt in a mixing bowl. Mix until well combined.
  • Add the yogurt to the flour mixture and mix. 
  • Add water little by little and make a batter. 
  • Let the batter sit for about 15 -30 minutes. 
  • Mix the batter once and add water if needed. The batter consistency should be like a normal idli batter consistency. 
  • Finally, add baking soda and mix until well combined.
  • Immediately fill the greased idli plates with the prepared batter and steam cook for 8-10 minutes over a high flame. 



Add baking soda only before you steam the idlis. 


Calories: 76kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 82mg | Vitamin A: 10IU | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 0.8mg