Idly Rice is parboiled rice and is used specifically for making idli and dosa. This recipe post shares the method of making idli with idli rice and regular white rice. You can even make idli with short-grained rice. My mom makes one of the best idlis with parmal rice.
Rich In Vitamins And Encourages Healthy Gut Flora Since Idli is a fermented food, fermentation increases the bio-availability of minerals in food, helping the body assimilate more nutrition. The bioavailability of proteins and vitamin-B content in the food increases.