Vegetable Idli

For batter :
2 and ½ cup rice
1 and 1/3rd cup urad daal
1 tsp methi dana
2 carrot grated
1 cup bean chopped very finely
½ cup green peas
1 green chili chopped
2 tsp coriander chopped
Salt to taste

Method to cook:
Soak Rice and Urad daal along with methi overnight.
Grind with minimum water to a fine paste.
Add little salt and allow the batter to ferment.
Mix all vegetables with salt.
Heat water in pressure cooker till it starts boiling.
Grease Idli mould.
Add 2 tsp batter in each mould. Add a little vegetable in each mould.
Add 2 tsp batter more.
Stack the idli trays one above other. Place the mould into idli batter and heat on medium flame for about 15-20 minutes with the lid just put on pressure cooker.
Remove lid and prick with toothpick. If it comes out clean, Idlis are done.
Take the mould idlis out. Allow each tray to cook down.
Take out the idlis out of mould with a sharp knife.


  1. Nice way to eat veggies, prefect for kids...idlis looks very colourful and yumm!!

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  3. Healthy dish... looks colorful and delicious.

  4. Idlis look cute...healthy way of having idlis :)

  5. Healthy as well as colourful & delicious,kids will surely have this one if u make it this way...

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  7. Seen this recipe before but your presentation looks good and nice shot.

  8. wow! looks colour..taught of doing these idly...but dont know how to do...surely i will try. thank u for sharing dear

  9. That's one of the ways to make the kids eat veggies! Very kewl! Awesome!

  10. Kids favorite & nice idea to make them eat veggies

  11. Looks colorful and healthy breakfast!!!