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Instant Vegetable Idli

Ritu Gupta
10 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Instant Vegetable Idli RECIPE

Idli is a famous South Indian recipe that can be twisted in different ways.This variation of idli is a healthy one as it is made using fresh vegetable.Vegetable rava idli recipe is a colourful, yummy idli that is great to be served for breakfast or evening snacks or can even be packed in child's lunch box.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • South Indian
  • Steaming
  • Appetizers
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Oil - 4 teaspoon
  2. Mustard seeds- 1/2 teaspoon
  3. Cumin seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  4. Chana dal - 1 teaspoon
  5. Semolina - 2 cup
  6. Curd - 1 cup
  7. Curry leaves - 8
  8. Turmeic Powder- 1/2 teaspoon
  9. Salt to taste
  10. Onion - 1 medium sized chopped
  11. Tomato - 1 medium sized chopped
  12. Carrot - 2 medium sized chopped
  13. Peas - 1/4 cup
  14. Capsicum- 1/4 cup chopped
  15. Eno(fruit salt)- 1 pouch


  1. Heat a pan add 3 teaspoon oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, chana dal and curry leaves and saute for a minute.
  2. Now add semolina and roast well. Roast for 5 minutes or until the semolina turns aromatic.Cool the semolina completely and transfer to a bowl.
  3. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in another pan and add 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds and roast for one minute.
  4. Add chopped onion, carrot, capsicum, peas and tomato and saute and add turmeric and salt and mix well.
  5. Cover it and cook for 2 minutes. Cool it and add in semolina and mix it. Add curd and mix well to forming a thick batter.
  6. Add water and mix well forming a smooth batter. Grease the idli plate with oil and just efore steaming add a 1 pouch eno (fruit salt)
  7. Pour the batter immediately into the idli plate. Do not rest the batter. Steam the semolina idli for 13 minutes on medium flame.
  8. Finally,serve instant semolina idli with coconut chutney.

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