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Spinach Swirl Idlis

Bethica Das
5 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Spinach Swirl Idlis RECIPE

Idlis are a great healthy breakfast option. These traditional South Indian breakfast are anytime welcome with some coconut chutney and sambar as accompaniments. How about turning them into something interesting and appealing? So make these yummy spinach swirl idlis by adding some spinach puree for a real visual treat.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Fusion
  • Steaming
  • Breakfast and Brunch

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 4 cups idli batter
  2. 3 tbsp. spinach puree
  3. oil to grease the idli moulds
  4. coconut-coriander chutney & sambar to serve


  1. Divide the batter into 2 bowls. Add the spinach puree to one bowl and mix well. Grease the idli moulds.
  2. Pour some of the white batter first. Then pour the spinach batter over it and continue to do so, alternately pouring the batter.
  3. Steam in a pressure cooker (without the vent) or steamer for 15 minutes (first 5 minutes on high and the remaining on a medium flame).
  4. Demould the idlis when it slightly cools down and serve with coconut chutney and sambar.

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Kalpana Arora
Kalpana Arora   Nov-10-2017

Looks great.

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