November 19, 2014

Kambu Idli (Pearl Millet Idli)

Pearl millet has marvelous health benefits. It is good to add pearl millet in our regular diet.The amino acids present in Pearl millet are easily digestible than wheat. Here is the recipe of soft and aromatic Pearl millet idli.

See also the recipes:  Oats and Wheat Idli, Millet Dosa, Ragi Idli, Foxtail Millet Adai

Ingredients for making Pearl millet Idli:

Pearl millets (kambu) 3 cups
Urad dal  1 1/2 cups
Par boiled rice 1 cup









Method for making Pearl Millet Idli:

Wash them well and soak all the three grains together for 4 to 5 hours. Grind them to smooth paste patiently adding water at intervals still the batter comes foamy and soft. Add salt and mix well. Allow it to ferment for 6 to 8 hours. Grease the idli plates and make idlis as usual. Sambar is the best combination for this Idli.






  1. Its said "marandade marundu".We should regularly use these millets in our daily diet & keep healthy