Kanjipuram Idli

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15 mins Cooking Time
2 Servings
Diversity score info

Diversity Score defines how nutritionally diverse your food is. It reflects the concept that increasing the variety of foods in the diet helps to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients.

Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 5%
Carbs 26%
Fats 69%
Lactose Free
Low Carb
Gluten Free

This low-carb, gluten-free, and lactose-free idli recipe is sure to stimulate your tastebuds. The popular vegetarian and vegan south Indian recipe is perfect mid-morning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, all-day, or evening snacks dish. The recipe goes perfectly with mixed vegetable sambhar, mint coriander chutney, palak sambhar, or coconut chutney.


  • 1 Tbsp Rice
  • 1 Tsp Black Gram Dal (Urad)
  • 4 No. Cashewnut
  • 1 Tsp Chopped Green Chilli
  • 1/2 Tsp Chopped Ginger
  • 1/4 Tsp Mustard Seeds (Rai)
  • 1/4 Tsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/8 Tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/8 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • As Required Water


Pre Preparation
  • Step 1

    Soak rice and urad dal for 2 hours and grind with water, add salt and ferment overnight

  • Step 1

    In a pan, add oil, rai, jeera, chopped green chili, chopped ginger, cashew nut, haldi allow to crackle, add tempering into idli batter and mix well

  • Step 2

    Grease the Idli molds and pour spoonful batter into the molds

  • Step 3

    Steam in the idli in the steamer till it cooks

  • Step 4

    Once the idle are cooked, cool them slightly, demold the idli

  • Step 5

    Serve hot with sambhar

Healthy Twist

To Improve Bone Health, Add a Tsp of Calcium Rich White Sesame Seeds

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Approximate values
Serving Size Number(45gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 7gm 2.5%
Dietary Fiber 1gm 2.8%
Protein 2gm 3.2%
Total Fat 9gm 11.5%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 116 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 34 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 20 minutes
  • Bicycling 16 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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