#WorldIdliDay | Mouth-watering idli recipes to try out

World Idli Day
World Idly day

It's World Idli Day. Let us not shy away from celebrating idlis, known as the world's safest and nutritious staple food. Today, let's push those leftover chapathis and rice from breakfast and lunch into the refrigerators, and steam up the night with some idlis. Here are some idli recipes that you could try out for dinner. Team them up with [sambar](http://english.manoramaonline.com/content/mm/en/search-results-page.html?q=sambar) and varieties of [chutneys](http://english.manoramaonline.com/content/mm/en/search-results-page.html?q=chutney), make the night an unforgettable one for the epicure at home. **Lentil idli** Idli as such is a wholesome, enviably nutritious food, among the healthy clan of foods. Add to it some of the lentils, and you have a mildly flavoured, healthier version of the steamed breakfast goody! [Click for the Recipe](http://food.manoramaonline.com/food/in-season/lentil-idli-recipe-breakfast-steamed-food-rice-cakes-south-indian-food1.html) **Pearl millet idli** An active breakfast is one where active food is at play. Active foods are high on antioxidants and their incorporation into your daily diet is highly beneficial. Let's see how peal millet is utilised to make delicious idlis. [Click for the Recipe](http://food.manoramaonline.com/food/in-season/pearl-millet-idli-antioxidant-food-recipes-bajra-healthy-breakfast.html) **Rava Idli** An interesting variation to the rice idli, this semolina idli tempered with mild spices is just as soft and tasty. [Click for the Recipe](http://food.manoramaonline.com/food/kerala-kitchen/rava-idli-kerala-breakfast-semolina-steam-cake-recipes-food.html) **Vermicelli Idli** Is idli the least favourite item on your kitchen menu? Spike up the interest among your little ones with this special idli, flavoured in an all new way. [Click for the Recipe](http://food.manoramaonline.com/food/readers-recipe/vermicelli-idli-south-indian-breakfast-idly-recipe-kerala-food.html) **Fried Idli** Left over idlis at home? Chop them up in the evening to make an interesting and tasty snack for your young ones. [Click for the Recipe](http://food.manoramaonline.com/food/special-diet/fried-idli-chilli-idly-snacks-recipes-food-kerala.html) **Idli Manchurian** Throw in some ginger, garlic, chillies and some onions, let's give the idli a Chinese twist. [Click for Recipe](http://food.manoramaonline.com/food/kerala-kitchen/idli-manchurian.html) **If you are game for a foodie trail: Ramasseri, the idli land** This village on the outskirts of Palakkad is famous for south India's favourite snack– the idli. [Click for the Travelogue](http://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/eatouts/travel-eatout-kerala-ramasseri-idli-palakkad-walyar-route.html)

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