Sunday, August 23, 2015

Posted by Mala at 2:00:00 AM 4 comments
The soft fluffy idlis, stuffed with the goodness of vegetables of your choice....always attract children, and this is a wonderful dish for the Kids' lunch box too. For idli batter you can refer  below.


Idli batter - 6 ladels
Grated carrots - 1/4 cup
Chopped potatoes - 1/4 cup
Fresh peas / 1/4 cup
Chopped pearl onions - 6
Chopped coriander leaves 
turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Sambar  powder- 1/4 tsp
salt to taste

For Seasoning
Cooking oil - 2 tsps
Hing powder - a pinch
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Jeera - 1/4 tsp

Recipe Cuisine: South Indian; Category: Tiffin variety/Breakfast
Prep time: 25 mts; Cooking time: 15 mts

Yields 6 stuffed idlis

Pressure cook peas and potatoes for 5 minutes with tuemeric powder

Cooked vegetables, mashed well.

                               Add oil in a pan, add the seasonings

                               Add the chopped onions and grated carrots, adding salt and sambar powder too.

                               Then add the cooked and mashed veggies too, with coriander leaves, and mix                                        well.

Stuffing ready.

Grease the idli plates, pour to half the level of the plates, and 

                                   Steam for 5 minutes.

Take out, spread the vegetable filling on the semi cooked idlis and ......

Pour some more batter to cover the vegetable filling and steam for 12 minutes

                                 The steamed Vegetable stuffed Idlis

                                Don't they look awesome???

Drizzle some molagappodi over, and serve hot with Coconut chutney.


  1. What a clever way to get vegetables inside fussy eaters ! love it .

  2. One more great recipe, Ms. Mala, as usual.

  3. Very unusual recipe. Cannot wait to try it out. Looks very colourful and is also very nutritious !

  4. Great idea for a nutritious dish Akka.


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