Instant Bread Idli Recipe – Made with Ready Bread

Bread Idli is a simple recipe made with raw bread. Use brown bread to eat healthy. This 5 minute snack is quite filling and served with Coriander Chutney.

Written by Maahi Gupta
  By Maahi Gupta          Updated  15 Nov, 17



Bread Idli is a simple recipe to help your hand in case guests are waiting and crying for some food.It is a special type of Idli made only with raw bread. Yes, You heard it right…raw bread. No need to steam or do anything messy. It is a 5 minute recipe to delight your family and friends.Your kids will really like it. You can made this recipe a bit more healthier by using whole wheat or multi-grain bread and give it in their lunch.


1 min Prep
4 min Cook
Yield  4 Bread Idli (3 Inch diameter)
Nutrition Facts
Instant Bread Idli Recipe - Made with Ready Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 68 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 0.4g 2%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 0.3mg 0%
Sodium 255mg 11%
Potassium 14mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 0.2%
Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 3%
Iron 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


  • We will start the process by crushing making small chunks of the bread slices.
    Crush bread slices into small pieces
    Crush bread slices into small pieces 
  • Now mix the Curd in the bread slices.
    Mix curd with bread pieces
    Mix curd with bread pieces 
  • Add Salt and Pepper. Mix well.
  • Now add Green chilies and mix well again.
  • To make the Tadka, heat Oil on a high flame for about 1 minute.
    Tadka for bread Idli
    Tadka for bread Idli 
  • Once oil is hot, add mustard seeds and wait until it gets properly roasted changes its color to lighter than before. You can switch off the stove as the oil would be hot and is sufficient to roast the mustard seeds.
  • Once it is properly roasted, add this tadka to the bread mix. Mix all the ingredients well.
  • The idli mixture is ready. We need to give it an Idli shape with the help of our both hands.
  • Take a small portion of Idli mixture and roll it to make an Idli. You can watch the video to see how it is done.
    Roll bread pieces into Idli shape
    Roll bread pieces into Idli shape 
  • This idli would not be hot as we have not steamed it or cooked it on stove. We just used the raw bread. If you like to eat hot Idli, then you can pour the bread mixture in the pan itself while making tadka and mix.
  • Our instant Bread Idli is ready to serve. Enjoy!!!

  • Instant bread Idli
    Instant bread Idli 

     Storage and Serving Suggestions

    1. Bread idli should be served fresh with Coriander Chutney or Tomato Sauce.
    2. If you want to pre-prepare for a party or consuming later, you should wrap it an aluminium foil and then refrigerate. Wrapping would help conserve the moisture.
    Instant bread Idli
    If you like this style of Idli, then I am sure you would also be interested in looking at the masala corn idli from our tried and tested recipes collection.

    Recipe Recipe In English

       2 Useful Questions & Answers from comments

    1. kanchan seerwani
      kanchan seerwani 20 Jun, 13 at 3:44 pm

      wow such a instant intresting recipe

      • Maahi
        Maahi 21 Jun, 13 at 4:02 pm

        Thanks a lot.. It is really easy to make and if you make it with whole wheat bread than it’s reallly healthy also..
        try out this and share your feedback with us.