Chinese Idli | How to make Chinese Idli

By Kanchan Gola  |  18th Nov 2016  |  
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About Chinese Idli Recipe

Chinese idli is a very tasty and easy recipe to make. It's very healthy and an all time favourite dish.

Chinese Idli is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Kanchan Gola teaches how to make Chinese Idli step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Chinese Idli in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 6 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Chinese Idli at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Chinese Idli takes 30 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Chinese Idli is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Chinese Idli is a good option for you. The flavour of Chinese Idli is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Chinese Idli and impress your family and friends.

Chinese Idli

Ingredients to make Chinese Idli

  • 1 cup semolina/ suji
  • 2/3 cup besan
  • 4 tsp eno
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Luke warm water as required
  • For the Tadka:
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp crushed garlic
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli paste or red chilli powder
  • 1 small onion cut into juliennes
  • Vegetables- 1/2 cup Cabbage,1 cup capsicum, 1 cup carrot, shredded
  • 3 cloves/laung crushed
  • 3 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1 tbsp chilli sauce
  • 2 tsp soya sauce
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • salt to taste

How to make Chinese Idli

  1. To prepare the idlis, mix the suji, besan, salt and eno with luke warm water to make the idli batter (consistency). Then leave it aside for 20 mins.
  2. Grease the idli moulds, then cook the idlis in the cooker by steaming it for 10 mins.
  3. To prepare the chinese tadka, heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan, then add in the garlic and red chilli paste. Stir for a minute till it's fragrant.
  4. Add in the onion and stir fry till the onions turn golden in colour. Then add in all the vegetables stir fry for a few minutes.
  5. Reduce the heat, then add the cloves, tomato puree, tomato ketchup, red chilli sauce, soya sauce, black pepper and salt. Let it cook for 2 mins on a low heat.
  6. Cut 10-12 idlis into 4 pieces and add it to the sauce. Stir fry for a minute, then check it and serve it hot.

My Tip:

You can add any vegetables to this recipe, the more the better.

Reviews for Chinese Idli (3)

Pooja Singal2 years ago

I like it very much

Kanchan Gola2 years ago


Shiva Pande2 years ago

Amazing fusion recipe!

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