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January 25, 2012

STUFFED VEGETABLE IDLI

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I am making this stuffed idly for the third time. Whenever i get bored of usual idly sambhar , i make this.This is one of the best ways to incorporate vegetables into idly.My daughter never eats the vegetables i add in sambhar. But she likes this idly a lot…U can just play around with different combinations of stuffing in it.I’ve given my method of making the filling. Do try this and leave ur feedback.
STUFFED IDLY
INGREDIENTS
  • IDLY batter – 1 bowl
  • Water – little to dilute
For stuffing
  • Carrot – 2 nos
  • Beans – 6 nos
  • Potato – 1 no
  • Green peas – 1/4 cup
  • Big onion – 1 no
  • Cooking oil – 1tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – a pinch
  • Salt – As needed
  • Red chilly powder – 3/4 tsp
  • Garam masala – 1/4 tsp
To grind
  • Cinnamon – 1 inch piecee
  • Cloves – 1 no
  • Fennel seeds – little
  • Grated coconut – 1 tbsp
  • Dalia / Fried gram dal – 1tsp
  • Ginger – small piece & garlic – 6 cloves or GG paste – 1 / 4 tsp
To garnish
  • Coriander leaves – a few
  • Lime juice -  As needed.
METHOD
  • Heat a kadai with a tbsp of oil and add the onion pieces.
  • Saute till it turns transparent. Now add the ground masala paste.
  • Saute till the raw smell disappears.Then add the cooked vegetables and the powders.Mix well for few mins.
  • Add the required water and boil well till the  stuffing thickens.
  • Finally  add the lime juice and garnish with coriander leaves.
  • In an idly pot, pour a tbsp of batter and keep a tsp of filling in the center.
  • Then pour another tbsp of batter to cover the filling.Steam for 15 mins.
  • Insert a fork, if it comes out clean, the idly is done.
Serve hot with sambhar ,coconut chutney  or tomato chutney !!

stuffed idly collage
Here is a picture of stuffed idiyappam which i made the next day with the left over stuffing Winking smile

Stuffed idiyaapam

Note:
  • U can make the above version in chinese style by adding cabbage , little soya sauce , ajinomotto and white pepper powder.But avoid using garam masala pwd, red chilly powder and ground masala paste..Hope u all know this. Sometimes i make like this too.
  • If u dont want to stuff the idly, just mix the above stuffing in the batter directly and make idlies.It tastes good in that way too.. Smile
  • While making for kids , add a tsp of ghee over the stuffing in each idly .that gives an additional flavor..

32 comments:

  1. Totally YUMMY

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

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  2. Healthy version i like the idiyappam version. Nicely done

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  3. I think I'd like to try the idiyappams - they are really eye catchy :)

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  4. lovely idlis chitra, how are you ?, Love your Idiyappams, May be next time I will get the Idiyappam maker next time.., I think of Amma whenever I see Idiyappam post!

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  5. This is a nice idea to add vegs,.lovely recipe...both-stuffed idly n idiyappam looks more inviting !!

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  6. Loved ur stuffed idiyappams& idlis,simply inviting..

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  7. Loved it,healthy and absolutely yummy

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  8. I love the iddiyam idea, that would be wonderful tiffin!

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  9. OMG !!What a wonderful stuffing n both idlis n idiappam looks delightful!!

    Erivum Puliyum

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  10. I use the leftover idlis in a different way. I stir fr them and add a home made chuney of coconut to it..Your variation is distinct...adding vegetables to idli is always a healty idea and makes a complete meal

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  11. Looks yum .....I have in my draft too this but in different way

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  12. Wonderful recipe. Looks fabulous, yummy and tempting.

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  13. Lovely idea!! The stuffed idiyappams looks soo inviting!

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  14. Stuffed idli is a nice idea, looks colourful

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  15. mouthwatering..... looks delicious

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  16. great idea chitra..i think my son would love those idiyappams..kalakureenga

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  17. Awesome and such a tempting one. Luv it

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  18. wow...droooooooling recipe here..excellent cliks chitra..
    btw your new template is rocking..!
    Tasty Appetite

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  19. the idiappam looks impressive! I could not have imagined that idea!

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  20. I want to have the gorgeous idiyapam and keep it too!

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  21. I should try the stuffed idli. Stuffed idiyappam is a great idea!

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  22. Hey lovely idea and delicious recipe...Loved the idiyappam more...

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  23. Yummy...
    It looks delicious. I am going to try this idly with other vegetables and if I succeeded in making a really nice combination then I will share my recipe here.

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  24. Delicious...........yummy!!!!!
    picturebite.com

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