Tricolor Idlis | How to make Tricolor Idlis

By Saba Naseem  |  14th Aug 2016  |  
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About Tricolor Idlis Recipe

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Tricolor Idlis is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Tricolor Idlis has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Saba Naseem is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Tricolor Idlis recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Tricolor Idlis is 20 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 15 minutes. This is recipe of Tricolor Idlis is perfect to serve 5 people. Tricolor Idlis is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Tricolor Idlis. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Tricolor Idlis by commenting on this page below!

Tricolor Idlis

Ingredients to make Tricolor Idlis

  • 1 cup - Rawa (sooji)
  • Edible colours - Orange and Green
  • baking soda - 1 tsp
  • salt a pinch
  • curry leaves a few
  • Rai seeds - 1 tsp
  • oil - 1 tsp
  • curd 1-2 tbsp
  • water as required

How to make Tricolor Idlis

  1. Take rawa, add curd, salt, baking soda and with a little water mix and make a batter.
  2. Keep the batter aside for 10 minutes.
  3. Grease the idli mould with a little oil.
  4. Now divide batter in three parts, mix orange colour in one part, green in second part and remaining third part white as it is.
  5. Pour the batter one by one of each colour (like flag sequence).
  6. Put the mould in microwave bowl and microwave for 10 - 15 minutes.
  7. Cool, un mould the idlis and make tadka of rai seeds and curry leaves.
  8. Pour tadka on idlis, serve with chutney or sambhar.

My Tip:

Make tadka with curry leaves, rai seeds to add flavour and aroma.

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