Soybean Idli

By      29-Apr 2022       Reading Time: 2 Mins

Soybean Idli

This recipe of idli involves soybean along with rice and urad dal- which makes the whole recipe enriched with good protein.

Nutritional Benefits
Soybean is a powerhouse of health benefits. It helps manage diabetes, improves blood circulation in the body, improves sleep cycle, and prevents constipation. It has high mineral and vitamin content such as zinc, selenium, copper, magnesium, and calcium in soybean to help in keeping the bones stronger and healthy. Dietary fibre is present in soybean in high quantities and it is essential for total body functioning and plays a vital role in the digestive system. Fibre helps in bulking up your stool, allowing it to move through the intestines smoothly and exit the body.


  • 42 gms Soybean
  • 80 gms White Urad Dal
  • ½ tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • 100 gms rice
  • 1 tsp Chana Dal
  • Salt as per taste

Calorie Count

  • Calories
  • 297 Kcal
  • Fat
  • 5.5 grams
  • Carbohydrates
  • 44 grams
  • Protein
  • 18.8 grams


  • Firstly, soak dal, rice and soybean separately in bowls.
  • Add methi seeds and chana dal together in the bowl of urad dal.
  • Soak the rice for at least 5-6 hours.
  • Once soaked, grind all the ingredients together into a thick and consistent paste.
  • Add a little bit of water and grind again.
  • Add the salt and stir well to combine. Cover the bowl and ferment the Batter for at least 6 hours or overnight.
  • Once fermented, mix again. Steam in an idli steamer and serve hot with sambar and nariyal ki chutney alongside.

Over to You
There are plenty of health benefits of soybean, and if consumed in a planned manner, it can help your body reach new heights, whether it is properly functioning, weight loss, etc. From controlling cholesterol levels to maintaining diabetes, soybean is a rich source of protein and antioxidants that will help you in keeping your overall well-being.

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