Yet anotherr unique , interesting dish from my friend Shalini….She just told me the recipe and i named it.. Its a yummy kids friendly recipe…We liked it sooooo much.Ingredients:
- Mini idlies – 30 nos
- **Green chutney – 1 /2 cup
- **Idly milagai podi – 3 – 4 tsp
- Capsicum – 1/2 no (cube cut )
- Big onion – 1
- Oil – 1 tbsp
- Tooth pick – 10 sticks
- Coriander leaves – 1 handful
- Big onion – 1 /2 no (less is also ok)
- Green chilly – 1 – 2 no (adjust )
- Salt - as needed
- Steam 30 idlies in mini idly plate..Set aside.
- Heat a kadai with oil.Add the capsicum and big onion ..Saute well.. Keep it apart..
- Heat the kadai with 1 tsp of oil /ghee and add 10 idlies to it..Sprinkle idly milagai podi over it and toss well..Make sure the idlies dont break.(I just shake the kadai to and fro) Transfer it to a plate..RED colored idly is ready!!
- Prepare green chutney with all the ingredients mentioned above and make it to a smooth thick paste..
- Take another 10 plain idlies and dip it into the chutney.It will turn into GREEN colored idlies..!!
- Take the last 10 white idlies..and arrange everything with capsicum and onion in between tooth picks as desired..
Quick and yummy idly tikka is ready ;)
Try and let me know :)
TRIED & TASTED:
BEYOND THE USUAL HOTEL SAMBHAR FROM Maheswari’s blog
I always search for varieties of side dishes for idly / dosa..So if u post Chutney or sambhar in ur blog , i’ll be the first one to comment and bookmark it.. When i was googling sambhar for idly,this one caught my attention.It tasted yumm..We liked it. Soon i’ll post my way of making Arachuvitta sambhar …
|CORIANDER LEAVES: |
These leaves act as stimulants and tonics. They strengthen the stomach and promote digestion, increase secretion and discharge of urine and reduce fever. They act as an aphrodisiac, and help in the removal of phlegm. Coriander seeds reduce fever, and offer a feeling of coolness.
The juice of coriander is beneficial in producing vitamin A, B1, B2, C and iron. In addition, one or two teaspoons of coriander juice, added to fresh buttermilk, is highly beneficial in treating digestive disorders such as indigestion, nausea, dysentery, hepatitis and colitis. It is also helpful in typhoid fever. In addition, the drinking of coriander water helps lower blood cholesterol. It is prepared by boiling dry seeds of coriander and straining them after cooling, then drinking the liquid.
Dry coriander treats diarrhea. Coriander seeds are known to alleviate excessive menstrual flow. Used as an eye-wash, freshly dried coriander is an excellent in treating conjunctivitis. It relieves burning and reduces pain and swelling.
Topically, a teaspoon of coriander juice, mixed with a pinch of turmeric powder, is an effective remedy for pimples, blackheads and dry skin. The mixture should be applied to the face, after washing it thoroughly, every night before going to bed.
While the young plants of coriander are used in chutneys, sauces, curries and soups, its oil is used for flavoring and in medicine. In the dried form, coriander is an important ingredient of curry powder and is also used in pickling spices, sausages, seasoning, and confectionery and for flavoring spirits, particularly gin. Dry coriander should be sparingly used by persons suffering from bronchial asthma and chronic bronchitis.
Considering its medicinal properties, it’s no wonder that with Health Benefits of Coriander it is commonly used for both internal and external consumption. Whether using cilantro in your menu, or coriander seeds; you are benefiting from its natural properties in an effort to promote good health.