Category: Idli

Breakfast/ Dinner, Idli

Stick Idli / Popsicle Idli

Ingredients: 2 cups idli battersilicon popsicle mould Preparation: In an idli cooker/ steamer , take enough water and allow to boil. Take silicone popsicle mould and fill idli batter inside the mould and then insert popsicle stick. Place it in the steamer, close with a tight lid and steam cook on medium flame for about […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Idli, Kerala Dishes

Ragi Idli

Ingredients: 1 cup raggi / finger millet1/2 cup urad dal1/2 cup raw rice / pachari1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds1/2 cup aval (rice flakes / beaten rice)salt to taste Preparation: In a bowl, add raggi, urad dal, raw rice and fenugreek seeds and wash well and soak for 2-3 hours. Then drain the water ( can use […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Idli

Beetroot Idli

Ingredients: 1 1/2 -2 cup idli batter 1 cup beetroot, chopped1 green chilli, chopped1/2 inch ginger, chopped1/2 tsp cumin seedssalt to taste Preparation: In a blender, add the chopped beetroot, green chilli, ginger and cumin seeds and salt and grind well to a fine puree. Add this beetroot puree to the idli batter and mix […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Idli

Dragon Idli

Ingredients: 6-8 leftover idli2 tbsp cornflour3 tbsp plain flour1/2 tsp pepper powder1/2 tsp + 1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce1/2 tbsp + 1 tbsp red chilli paste1 tbsp + 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste3 medium onion, sliced1 capsicum, cut into strips2 tbsp tomato sauce1 tsp sugar3 dry red chillies, cut into 2 pieces1/2 cup cashew nutssalt to […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Idli

Vendakka / Okra Idli

Ingredients: 2 cups idli batter6-7 okra / vendakka, chopped1-2 green chillies1 tsp cumin seedssalt to taste Preparation: Cut the okra into pieces and grind it together with green chillies and cumin seeds into a fine paste adding little water if required. Add this okra paste to the idli batter and mix well until blended together. […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Idli

Rava Idli

Ingredients: 2 cups roasted rava / semolina1 cup yogurt2 cups milk10-12 cashew nuts, chopped1 1/2 tsp ginger, chopped2 green chillies, chopped1 tsp eno1/2 tsp baking powder1 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 tbsp gheesalt to taste Preparation: In a mixing bowl, add roasted rava, yogurt and 1 cup of milk and mix. Then add remaining […]

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 […]