Servings: 2

Weight Watcher Smart Points: 0

Preparation Time: 540 Minutes

Cooking Time: 10 Minutes

Ready In: 550 Minutes


  • 2 pinches of baking soda
  • rock salt as required
  • water for soaking
  • ½ cup sabudana (tapioca pearls)
  • 1 cup sama ke chawal (barnyard millet)
  • soak for 2-3 hours.


  1. take both the sama ke chawal and sabudana in a bowl.rinse then well and soak in enough water for 3 hours.drain and then grind in a wet need to add any water as the sago grains absorb enough water to help with the grinding
  2. but if you are unable to grind in your grinder then just add 2-3 tsp of water.the consistency of the batter can be a bit granular.take the batter in a bowl and allow to ferment for 8-9 hours or overnight,before preparing, add salt to the batter and mix well.heat water in a steamer or an electric cooker.add the baking soda to the batter and stir well.pour the batter in greased idli in the steamer or electric cooker.steam the idlis for 8-10 minutes or till they are cooked.serve sama ke idlis hot or warm with your favorite coconut chutney

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