Idli or idly is a type of savory rice cake, originating from the Indian subcontinent, popular as breakfast foods in Southern India and in Sri Lanka. The cakes are made by steaming a batter consisting of fermented black lentils and rice. Soft & Moist Rice Cakes Steam cooked using rice & urad dal with chutney. Value family pack. Perfect for a party. We have freshly picked and cut frozen food, so you don't have to bother much to cook them. Remove Idli pieces from the bag and heat them in a microwave oven.