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Sago Idli Recipe, How To Make Sago Idli Recipe

Sago idli is a Karnataka recipe prepared with sago and idli rava combination. Compliment it with curd to make its a protein rich dish.

About Recipe

How to make Sago Idli

(38 ratings)
7 reviews so far
Prep time
60 mins
Cook time
20 mins
Total time
80 mins
Sago Idli
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Sabudana/Tapioca
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : January 04, 2019

Ingredients used in Sago Idli
• Sago - 1/2 cup.
• Idli rava - 1 cup.
• Buttermilk - 1 cup.
• Salt - to taste.
• Ghee - 1-2 teaspoons.
• Mustard seeds - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Cumin seeds - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Chana dal - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Urad dal - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Cashew nut pieces - 1 tea spoon.
• Ginger (chopped) - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Green chillies (chopped) - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Curry leaves - 1 springs.
• Coconut (grated) - 1 tea spoon.
• Water - 1/2 cup.
• Cooking soda - 1/4 tea spoon.
  • Take a bowl, add sago, idli rava, butter milk, little salt mix and soak it for 1-2 hours.
  • Heat ghee in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, chana dal, urad dal, cashew nut pieces, ginger, green chillies, curry leaves and saute it.
  • Add fresh grated coconut and switch off the flame and add this tempering into soaked batter along with little water, cooking soda and mix it nicely.
  • Allow the mixture to rest for 1 hour, and arrange this batter in ghee greased idli mould.
  • Place it steamer for 10-15 minutes and switch off the flame, remove the lid of steamer after 3 minutes, allow it rest for 2 minutes.
  • Remove the sago idli into serving plate and serve it.

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mina joseph Posted on Mon Jan 18 2016

looks good whatn is sago?

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Veena Vishwanath Posted on Mon Jan 18 2016

I prepared today and it came very nice & tasty …Thank you mam…?

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nagaraj molkan Posted on Sat Mar 26 2016

Hello Ragini Madam,Today I made the sago Idly, I prepared without cooking soda, still I got good soft idlis,thanks for sharing variation of rava idly,Nagaraj S?

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dharshini ravi Posted on Mon Apr 11 2016

mam I prepared maida burfi very tasty and good.?

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Hema Vali Posted on Fri Jul 08 2016

mam pls reply if we dont like coconut can we skip that?

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Hema Vali Posted on Fri Jul 08 2016

thank u for ur reply mam nd my family is big fan of ur couple nd also ur recipes?

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Hema Vali Posted on Sat Jul 09 2016

mam i tried it came very soft nd nice but i think so if it is sour taste wil be much nice...thanks for ur recipes?

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