Wheat Idli

Idli is a popular breakfast dish in India. This is generally made with rice. But wheat rava has clear advantages over rice in people with diabetes. Wheat is an ingredient rich in minerals and vitamins. The magnesium in wheat helps lower the risk of diabetes and plays an active role in the body’s functional use of insulin and glucose. Thus a plateful of healthy wheat rava idlis may be a great option as a morning meal for people who are diabetes diet plan.


1 cup of wheat rava (residues of milled material, after the flour is ground in a flour mill- generally available inmost Indian stores)
1 ½ cup of curd
1 tsp cooking oil
½ tsp mustard
½ tsp urad dal
½ tsp channa dal
½ tsp hing
½ tsp jeera
2 green chilies
Few curry leaves
Few coriander leaves
Salt for taste


1. Put oil in a pan and add mustard, urad dal, channa dal, pepper and jeera.
2. Now add hing, green chilies and curry leaves.
3. Add the rava and fry for two minutes.
4. Remove from flame and allow it to cool.
5. Mix rava and a cup of curd with enough salt in a bowl.
6. Leave it for about half an hour.
7. Add the remaining curd and coriander leaves.
8. The batter consistency should be coarse.
9. Grease the idli plates with little oil.
10. Fill the idli plates with the batter. And steam in pressure cooker for 15 minutes.


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Staff Writer at fightdiabetes.com