Thursday, 3 March 2016

Kushboo Idli | Malligai Poo idli|Soft spongy idli recipe

Idli is one of the most popular and healthy South Indian Breakfast recipe. Is one of my personal favourite too.  so i do keep on searching various idli recipes .

Todays recipe is named as KUSHBOO IDLI. It is super soft idli .

Many of you will be wondering by looking at the name “Kushboo Idly”  . Kushboo Idly is named after the chubby and bubbly south Indian actress Kushboo. This Kushboo Idly’s will be soft, fluffy and pure white. It goes well with sambar and chutney.

Not sure from where this idly is originated,must be either madurai or is more popular in Tamilnadu, specially in weddings.

Kushboo idli is different than the regular idli it will be big and fluffy.


Raw Rice-4 cups
Urad Dal-1 cup
sabudana /Javvarisi-1/2 cup
Salt-1 tbsp
Cooking  Soda-1/2 tsp


1.First wash the rice and urad dal with water and soak both of them together for 3 to 4 hours.

2.Wash the javvarisi or Sago and soak with 3-4 cups of water for 3 hours.

3.Grind everything together in a grinder to a smooth batter.

4.Allow this to ferment for 6 to 8 hours.

5. Now add little baking soda with water and mix well in the fermented batter.

6.Next grease the idli maker, pour a ladle full of batter and steam it for 8-10 minutes

7.Now the hot malligai poo idli is ready.

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