Idli is a south-Indian dish made from steamed rice and pulse batter. It is a perfect breakfast food and has been declared as the world’s healthiest breakfast by WHO. These delicious steamed delicacies can be a little tough to make because you have to set the right amount of water and use a perfectly made idli cooker. Don’t worry; there are thousands of idli makers that have been crafted with precision to give you the perfect bite of idli every time you cook.

Here are the best Idli makers that you will find online.

 

1. Pigeon – 4 – Plates Idly Maker

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Making idlis will become easy and fun with this stainless steel idli maker. It has a stainless-steel body that can withstand heat and pressure easily. The base of the appliance has been made extra-thick to ensure that heat doesn’t escape from it. It has a strong and sturdy body that will retain the steam in the cooker itself and will prevent it from going out. The material is corrosion resistant and even after exposure to water and salt, won’t lose its structure. There are 4 layers of plates having a deep pocket in which you can place the batter. The bottom area should be filled with the appropriate amount of water to prevent overloading. Steam rising from the water will cook your idlis to soft perfection. Each plate has 4 cavities, so you will be able to make a total of 16 idlis at one time.

2. iBELL Stainless Steel Multi-Purpose 

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We all love versatile appliances. Kitchen can become excessively cluttered if you don’t arrange your countertops properly. This 2-in-1 idli maker has been designed to make most of your kitchen spaces. It is made from high-quality stainless steel and has 4 layers of molds. Each layer has 4 cavities. The surface of this stand has been made extremely smooth so that when you try to remove the idlis, they’ll come out easily. You can remove the stand to use it like a normal cooking pot. The base has been thickened enough to cook your idlis properly.

3. Hawkins Idli Stand for Pressure Cooker, 5-Liter, Silver

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Did you know that you can make idlis in the pressure cooker? Don’t be surprised. Hawkins brings you this amazing aluminium idli stand that you can place inside your pressure cooker. There are 4 tiers in the stand and each stand has 4 cavities. Pour 3 tablespoons of batter in each cavity, place the stand inside a pressure cooker, close the lid, and you are good to go. It has a durable and strong frame that is corrosion-resistant and will serve you for many years. It comes with a warranty of 5 years. There are minute vents on each side of the stand that allow steam to pass through. You can make a set of 20 idlis using this stand.

4. Alisha eKitchen Italia Stainless 

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This all in one Idli maker has been made from durable stainless steel and contains 3 idli plates. There are different sized plates. A small plate has 5 cavities and a large plate has nearly 13 cavities. You can change the plates as per your convenience. It is a versatile appliance and contains a vegetable steamer set as well. The idli maker is compatible with all kinds of cooktops and stoves. You can also use this with an induction cooker.

5. iBELL Idly Cooker Stainless Steel, Idli Maker with 4 Idli Plates

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Steam your idlis without worrying about creating a mess. This stainless steel idli maker comes with 4 plates that will provide you with a perfect base for cooking your idlis. The material is durable stainless steel that has been made non-corrosive and heat resistant. You can even make appams using this idli maker. The surface of the plates has been given a mirror finish so that you can scoop out your idlis without any worries. It is easy to clean and is compatible with gas and induction cooktops.

6. Pigeon – Stainless Steel 6 – Plates Idly Maker

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Pigeon never fails to impress. Its innovative and unique appliances have been a favourite with every Indian cook. This stainless steel idli maker has a strong and sturdy body that can withstand high heat and pressure. It comes with a warranty of 6 months on its build. The short whistle at the top will allow steam to pass through so that the insides will not get over-pressured. It comes with 6 plates and each plate has 4 cavities. It also includes a strainer that can be used to steam vegetables and dumplings.

7. SUNDRY Non Stick 12 Cavity Appam patra with Side Handles and lid

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Cooking time doesn’t have to end with a headache for you. You can make delicious idlis with this Appliance without making a mess. It is an easy to use appliance and is compatible with gas stoves as well as induction cooktops. It has a high-quality whistle that will control pressure efficiently and will cook your food quickly so that you can save fuel. It comes in 3 colour variants: black, red and maroon. The surface of the idli plate has been polished to make it smooth so that your idlis can be scooped out easily. It requires less oil as the idlis won’t stick to the surface of the plate.

8. Hawkins Mini Idli Stand for Pressure Cooker-Silver, 3-Litre

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Want to enjoy idlis but in mini size? This is the right product for you. It is a mini idli stand that can cook bite-sized idlis in a matter of minutes. It comes in a set of 4 layers of idli stands that have 3 cavities each. The stands are compatible with most pressure cookers, owing to their compact size. Just place the batter inside the cavities, set the stand inside the pressure cooker, close the lid and you’ll have a delicious plate of steamed idlis within 15 minutes. You can make 12 idlis at a time using this appliance.

9. Kuber Industries Aluminium Idli Maker 

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An aluminum body makes this appliance the perfect choice for anyone wishing to cook faster and better. Aluminum has been known to retain heat for a long time and thus you can cook efficiently. There are 4 plates in this idli maker, each having 4 cavities. The outer body has a dome-shaped lid that will retain the steam to thoroughly cook the idlis. You can use this to cook a wide range of Indian dishes like idli, dhokla, appam, etc. It has a small black colored whistle at the top that will regulate the pressure inside the steamer. It is not compatible with induction cooktops and should be used only with a gas stove.

10. Wonder Healthy Idli Dhokla Maker 

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Healthy and tasty food can go hand in hand if you select the right appliance for it. This idli maker by Wonder Healthy is a versatile appliance that can be used both with a gas stove and a microwave. It has a smooth set of idli stands that can cook a perfectly steamed idli within a short time. It requires less oil while cooking, so your idlis become healthy. It combines a deep heating bottom with the properties of durable aluminium that work in tandem to deliver delicious food on your tables.

11. Tupperware Multicook Idli Maker (Multi Colour)

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Tupperware is known for its highly durable products and this one is no different. It is a microwave safe idli maker that consists of idli trays, spoon and a strainer. The strainer has 2 handles at each side to allow you to carry it with ease. A self-venting cover has the shape of a dome that will allow little steam to pass through so that your idlis don’t get overcooked. It is available in 6 colours that will lend a bright touch to your kitchen. The material is highly durable and can resist getting deformed. You can cook in the microwave for a faster and more efficient cooking.

12. Butterfly Idli Cooker Set with 6 Plates, 24 idlis

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This is a highly durable idli cooker set that consists of 6 plates with 4 cavities each. You can make a total of 24 idlis using this appliance. The cavities are deep enough to let your idlis rise up and become soft. An insulated handle at the side will allow you to carry the appliance with ease even while it is hot. The material can withstand the corrosive effect of water and is made from stainless steel. Even after multiple cooks, the insides of the idli maker will remain clean and stain-free.

13. Kuber Industries Plastic Big Idli

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Idlis with dhoklas makes for a healthy and perfect breakfast. You can make them both using this idli dhokla maker combo. It has a large pan for cooking the dhokla and a smaller set of plates for the idlis. You can pour a little amount of batter into the cavities of the idli plates to make them puff up with steam. The walls of the appliance have been made strong and durable to prevent them from getting bent or damaged. It is safe to be used in the microwave.

14. PRISTINE Stainless Steel Idli Cooker

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This idli maker has a set of 3 plates, each having 3 set of cavities. It is ideal for cooking idlis within a short time and can make your food healthy and tasty. The non-stick stainless-steel plates can prevent the idlis from sticking to them so that you can scoop them out with ease. It has a wide bottom to allow steam to rise effectively. You can use it with a gas stove.

15. Tallboy Induction Compatibl

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Induction compatible appliances can be hard to find. This idli maker has a set of 4 plates having 4 cavities each that can make approximately 16 idlis each. These plates have been made from stainless steel and the cooker itself is compatible with induction cooktop. It has a durable body and is resistant to corrosion.

So, these were some of the best Idli makers that will help you make the perfect idlis within a few minutes.