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Chinese Idli

Kanchan Gola
30 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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Chinese idli is a very tasty and easy recipe to make. It's very healthy and an all time favourite dish.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Chinese
  • Stir fry
  • Simmering
  • Steaming
  • Snacks
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. 1 cup semolina/ suji
  2. 2/3 cup besan
  3. 4 tsp eno
  4. 1/2 tsp salt
  5. Luke warm water as required
  6. For the Tadka:
  7. 2 tbsp oil
  8. 1 tbsp crushed garlic
  9. 1/2 tsp red chilli paste or red chilli powder
  10. 1 small onion cut into juliennes
  11. Vegetables- 1/2 cup Cabbage,1 cup capsicum, 1 cup carrot, shredded
  12. 3 cloves/laung crushed
  13. 3 tbsp tomato puree
  14. 1 tbsp tomato ketchup
  15. 1 tbsp chilli sauce
  16. 2 tsp soya sauce
  17. 1/4 tsp black pepper
  18. Salt to taste


  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.

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Pooja Singal
Pooja Singal   Jan-12-2017

I like it very much

Kanchan Gola
Kanchan Gola   Nov-18-2016

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