noun (plural same or idlis)
- A south Indian steamed cake of rice, usually served with sambhar.More example sentences
- Pure filtered South Indian coffee, spongy idlis, crispy dosa varieties, aromatic vadas and freshly prepared chutneys - the new restaurant offers all this and much more.
- A plate of mini idlis consists of 10 lemon-sized idlis in steaming sambhar, screaming to be rescued and relished with a drop of ghee.
- Steaming hot idlis served with spicy chutney, rasa vadai and pappadams soon caught the imagination of customers.
from Malayalam and Kannada iḍḍali.