Vermicelli Idli

Welcome to my cooking class. This is the first time am posting a recipe on my blog. Recently i have been going through lot of cooking and recipe blogs and trying out variety of dishes. Some are hits and some misses. Here is one such hit- Vermicelli Idly.

How to make vermicelli Idli


1 cup vermicelli/semiya
1 cup rava/sooji
1 cup finely chopped vegetables of your choice (i had put carrot, green peas, potato)
Finely chopped coriander leaves
Few curry leaves
1 tbsp mustard seeds
Salt to taste
Pinch of soda
1 cup curd
1 cup water
2 tbsp oil

Procedure :
1. Roast the vermicilli and rava seperately in 1/2 spoon ghee/oil till brown. Keep aside.
2. Take oil in a pan. When it is hot, add mustard seeds, curry leaves and vegetables.
3. Fry untill the vegetables are bit soft. Switch off the heat.
4. Take a mixing bowl and add all the ingredients, roasted vermicelli, rava, vegetable mix, soda, salt and coriander leaves.
And it looks somewhat like this....

5. Now its time to add curd. Put curd and adjust the consistency adding water. Mix well and keep aside for 10 min.

6. In the meanwhile, oil the idli plates and keep the water for boiling. Pour the batter into idli plates.

7. Steam for 7-8 min. Pierce a knife and check if it comes out clean. Remove from heat and serve hot with chatni

How to make vermicelli idli


  1. Hi
    lovely pics and great post for the first entry. All the best and waiting for more recipes.

  2. Thank you, will surely try to post more recipes

  3. Your recipe got tested in no time this morning. I certify. Great Idlis. Keep posting your kitchen adventures, nimi and me will ride on it.

  4. Nimi's hands must have added little extra taste to the idlis...keep enjoying...btw why commenting anonymously?

  5. Nimi says it tastes like Shavge-Uppittu in Idli's avtar. Stupid blogger not recognising my identity.

  6. Good job Nive. We will come home with family to taste this idli :-)

  7. You are most welcome Jnani, promise you, will serve you more tastier than these....

  8. Adding vermicelli to rava idlis is a nice variation.I make the same way (minus vermicelli)will try this one next time.


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