Beetroot Idli


1 1/2 -2 cup idli batter
1 cup beetroot, chopped
1 green chilli, chopped
1/2 inch ginger, chopped
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
salt to taste


  1. In a blender, add the chopped beetroot, green chilli, ginger and cumin seeds and salt and grind well to a fine puree.
  2. Add this beetroot puree to the idli batter and mix well.
  3. In an idli cooker/ steamer , take enough water and allow to boil.
  4. Grease the idli moulds with little oil  and pour the batter in the moulds.
  5. Place them in the steamer, close with a tight lid and steam cook on medium flame for about 15 minutes or until idlis get cooked well.
  6. Remove from the flame and allow to cool. Then remove the idlis from the moulds using the spoon and serve with sambar/ chutney…

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