Vegetable Ragi Idli: Healthy Indian Recipe for PCOS

Vegetable Ragi Idli: Healthy Indian Recipe for PCOS


Ragi flour 10g
Udad dal 5g (soaked for 4 hours and drained)
Rawa soaked 10g
Oil for greasing- 2.5g
Oil for tadka- 2.5g
Carrot 10g
Capsicum 10g
Curry leaves- 4-5 no.
Mustard seeds-1/4 tsp
Salt, Chilly powder- As per taste

Method of preparation

  1. Grind black gram into a smooth paste by using little water.
  2. Drain the idli rawa and place it in a bowl. Add black gram paste and mix well. Add millet flour with it and mix.
  3. Cover the bowl and keep it in a warm place to ferment for 8 hours.
  4. Next day, add salt to taste and chopped vegetables.
  5. For tadka, heat oil in a non- stick bowl, add mustard seeds and curry leaves and saute for a minute.
  6. Add the chillies and keep sautéing for a minute. Add this hot to the fermented batter. Mix well.
  7. Heat sufficient water in the steamer. Grease the idli moulds with some oil.
  8. Pour a ladleful of batter in each mould and place them in the steamer.
  9. Cover it and let it cook for 12- 13 minutes on medium to high flame.
  10. Remove the idli from moulds and place it in a dish.
  11. Serve hot with sambhar and green chutney.

Calorie Information

Energy 170 Kcals
Protein 2.3g
Carbohydrates 16.4g
Fats 5.3g

Benefits in PCOS Management

Fermentation is a good way to improve the digestibility and improve the intake of healthy bacteria (probiotics) in the diet. It can be a good snack option or a meal by itself for weight management in PCOD.

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