Category: Idli

Breakfast/ Dinner, Idli

Ring Idli

Ingredients: 2 cups idli rice1 cup urad dal1/2 cup cooked rice ( for softness)1 tsp fenugreek seedssaltwater for grinding Preparation: Wash and soak idli rice and urad dal with fenugreek seeds in water separately for 5-6 hours. Grind the soaked idli rice and cooked rice adding enough water and transfer to a bowl. Then grind […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Idli

Chilli Idli

Ingredients: 7-8 leftover idli3 tsp plain flour2 + 2 tsp cornflour1 big onion, chopped2 tsp garlic, finely chopped1 tsp ginger, finely chopped3-4 green chillies, chopped1 capsicum, cubed ( I used green and red capsicums)1 tsp chilli powder2 tsp chilli sauce3-4 tsp tomato sauce1 tsp soy sauce1/2 tsp pepper powder1/2 tsp sugarsalt to tasteoil, as required2 […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Idli

Smiley Idli

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup idli batter green peas, for eyes carrot, for mouth beetroot, for nose Preparation: In an idli cooker/ steamer , take enough water and allow to boil. Grease the idli moulds with little oil  and pour the idli batter in the moulds. Then top/ decorate it with green peas for eyes, a […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Idli

Oats – Rava Idli

Ingredients: 1/2 cup rava/ semolina 1 cup oats ( rolled oats) 1 medium carrot, grated 1 green chilly, seeds removed and finely chopped 1 tbsp curry leaves, finely chopped 1 cup yogurt/ curd 1 tsp mustard seeds 1 tsp urad dal salt to taste 1/4 tsp eno/ fruit salt water as required 2 tsp oil […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Chicken, Food, Idli

Chicken Kothu Idli

Ingredients: 6-8 idlis, roughly chopped 150 gm – 200 gm boneless chicken 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 tsp ginger, finely chopped 1 tsp garlic, finely chopped 1 green chilly, finely chopped 1 tomato, finely chopped 1 1/2 -2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/4 tsp garam masala 1/4 tsp pepper powder 1 […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Idli

Methi / Fenugreek Leaves Idli

Ingredients: 1 1/2- 2 cups idli batter 1/2 cup fenugreek leaves/ uluvayila/ methi leaves, cleaned 2 green chillies, finely chopped 1/4 tsp cumin seeds 1/4 tsp mustard seeds 1 tsp oil Preparation Remove the methi leaves from its stem and wash them thoroughly. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Add […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Chicken, Food, Idli

Chilli Chicken Idli

Ingredients: 1- 1 1/2 cup idli batter ( for 15 button/ mini idli’s) 100 gm boneless chicken 2 tsp plain flour 3 tbsp cornflour 1 tsp chilli paste 1/2 tbsp ginger, chopped 1/2 tbsp garlic, chopped 2 green chillies, chopped 1 onion, cubed 1/2 capsicum, cubed 3 dry red chillies, crushed 1/2 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Idli

Idli Manchurian

Ingredients: 1- 1 1/2 cup idli batter ( for 15 button/ mini idli’s) 1 onion, chopped 1 tsp ginger, chopped 1 tsp garlic, chopped 2 green chillies, chopped 2-3 tsp soy sauce 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp chilli sauce 2 tbsp cornflour 1/2 cup vegetable stock 2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped 1 tbsp spring […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Idli

Idli Upma

Ingredients: 6 idlis, crumbled 1 onion, chopped 1 piece ginger, chopped 2-3 green chillies 2 tbsp carrot, chopped 2 tbsp capsicum, chopped 1 tbsp roasted ground nuts 1 tsp urad dal 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 1 sprig curry leaves 2 dry red chillies 2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped salt to taste 2 tbsp oil Preparation: […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Idli

Carrot Idli

Ingredients: 1- 1 1/2 cup idli batter 1 carrot, chopped/ grated 1/2 tsp chilli powder small piece ginger, chopped salt to taste Preparation: Grind the chopped carrots, red chilli powder, ginger and salt together as a puree in a blender. Add this carrot puree to the idli batter and mix well. In an idli cooker/ […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Idli

Muringayila Idli / Drumstick Leaves Idli

Ingredients: 1 1/2- 2 cups idli batter 1/2 cup drumstick leaves/ muringayila, cleaned 2 green chillies, finely chopped 1/4 tsp cumin seeds 1/4 tsp mustard seeds 1 tsp oil Preparation Remove the drumstick leaves/ muringayila from its stem,wash it and chop it roughly. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds and cumin seeds. […]