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Beets Idli | How to make Idli without Rice

Beets Idli is a healthy and easy Idli to make and with Beetroot included, it becomes a very healthy breakfast dish.
Course Breakfast, Dinner
Cuisine South Indian
Keyword Diabetic diet, Steamed Food
By Cook Method Steamed
Occasion Weekend Special
By Diet Diabetic, Healthy Recipes
Dish Type Idli Varieties
Author Srivalli


  • 1/2 cup Split Moong Dal
  • 1/2 cup Urad dal
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek Seeds / Methi Seed
  • 2 tsp Cooking Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Urad dal
  • Handful Curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup Beets grated


  • Wash and soak all the dals for 1/2 hour. Drain and grind to a smooth paste.
  • Ferment this batter overnight.
  • Just before making idlis, heat a nonstick pan with oil, temper with curry leaves, mustard, and urad dal.
  • Next, add the grated beets and saute for a few minutes.
  • Add this tempering to the idli batter, mix well.
  • Grease the Idli molds and pour into the dents.
  • Steam the idlis for 15 to 20 mins.
  • Serve with Side dishes.
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