Instant Spongy Idli Recipe (no soaking-no fermentation) | How to make Spongy Idly

Breakfast Recipes | vegetarian

  • Prep Time 3 Mins
  • Cook Time 15 Mins
  • Resting Time 45 Mins
  • Total Time 20 Mins
  • Servings 3


  • 1 cup Thin Rice Flakes
  • 1.5 cup Rice Rava
  • 1 liter Sour Buttermilk
  • 1/2 tsp Cooking Soda
  • Salt


  1. Soak the thin Rice Flakes in sour Buttermilk for 15 minutes. Then smash it or run it in the mixie to make a soft paste.
  2. Add Rice Rava, Cooking Soda and Salt to taste in the soaked Rice Flakes. Mix it well to the consistency of Idli batter and set aside.
  3. After 30 minutes, dilute the Rice Flakes soaked in sour Butter Milk to pouring consistency like Idli batter.
  4. Apply Ghee to the Idli Plates, add Batter and cook for 5 minutes on a high flame and 2 minutes on a low flame. Rest the Idlis for 2 minutes. Then remove them and serve.
  5. This Idli tastes lovely with the accompaniment of Groundnut Chutney, Ginger Chutney, Sambar and others.