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Healthy Spinach Idli

Jolly Makkar
15 minutes
Prep Time
12 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Healthy Spinach Idli RECIPE

This spinach idli is a rich in protein, light and a healthy dish. It’s a really good option for breakfast or evening snacks. It's very light, yummy in taste and they are very light like most south indian food.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Tiffin Recipes
  • South Indian
  • Boiling
  • Steaming
  • Snacks
  • Low Calorie

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Idli batter - 1 cup
  2. Roughly chopped spinach - 2 to 3 bunches
  3. cashew nuts(slit into 2 parts) - 5 to 6 pieces (optional)
  4. salt to taste
  5. Red Chili Powder
  6. Pinch of garam masala
  7. oil to grease


  1. Cut and Wash the spinach leaves properly and keep it aside.
  2. Blanch them in hot water for 3 minutes. When cool, puree them into a grinder.
  3. Transfer the spinach puree into a idli batter bowl, add the salt, red chilli powder, pinch of garam masala and mix well.
  4. Grease the idli moulds using oil, put spoonfuls of the batter into idli moulds, add a piece of cashew nut on top of batter and
  5. steam in a cooker or steamer for 10 to 12 minutes or till the idli's are cooked. I have used my prestige pressure cooker for steaming the idli.
  6. Cool slightly, de-mould the idli's with the help of spoon and soft side of knife.
  7. Serve immediately with healthy roasted chana dal & coconut chutney or with juice or enjoy with tea or coffee !!

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Adam Schule
Adam Schule   Mar-31-2020

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Kalpana Arora
Kalpana Arora   Nov-10-2017

Tasty as well as healthy.

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