Chicken Idli | How to make Chicken Idli

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By Ishika Thakur
Created on 11th Oct 2015
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  • By Ishika Thakur
    Created on 11th Oct 2015

About Chicken Idli

Interesting twist to regular idli. With goodness of all the vegetables & chicken, this is a power packed tiffin you would want to give to ur child. Receipe courtesy : Chef Varun Inamdar.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time65mins
  • Serves4People

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Chicken Idli

Ingredients to make Chicken Idli

  • 100 gm - maize flour/makki atta
  • 200 gm - curd
  • 2 tbsp - vegetable oil
  • Handful fresh green - coriander chopped
  • 10 to 12 - curry leaves
  • tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - chana dal
  • 1 tsp - urad dal
  • 1-inch ginger grated
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp - fruit salt (eno)
  • 100 grams - grated vegetables (mentioned below)
  • (bottle gourd carrots peas sweetcorn & coconut)
  • 50 gm - boneless chicken breast finely diced & boiled
  • Ghee for greasing moulds

How to make Chicken Idli

  1. Heat oil in a pan and temper mustard seeds, chana dal and urad dal. Once they splutter, add curry leaves, ginger and maize flour. Stir and roast, till it gives a nutty aroma. Transfer it in a bowl. Once cooled, add whisked curd & salt.
  2. Add chopped coriander and mix well. Stir in all the processed vegetables, diced chicken and add 60 ml water. Adjust the consistency and check for seasoning. Keep covered for 10 minutes.
  3. Prepare an idli steamer or a pressure cooker. Grease the idli moulds with ghee and set aside. Stir the idli batter and add fruit salt. Mix well and pour into each greased mould.
  4. Place in the steamer and allow to cook for 10-12 minutes. Remove and let it cool till it reaches room temperature. De-mould and pack with your favourite chutney.

Reviews for Chicken Idli (11)

Rashmi Priya3 months ago
Superb delicious dish
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shirin mathne7 months ago
Lovely recipe
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sana Tungekar9 months ago
great recipe
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saziya rizwan10 months ago
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Damandeep Kaura year ago
sounds interesting... will surely give a try.... thanks for sharing
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Yasmin Battiwalaa year ago
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Sujata Limbu2 years ago
This is another level of awesomeness, just amazing :D
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Shambhavi Gupta2 years ago
Such a unique twist to this classic dish :D Would love to try it out sometime!
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noyonika prithani2 years ago
chicken lovers delight
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chottelal tripathi2 years ago
fantastic idea
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bina bedi2 years ago
Awesome !
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