Veg Idly | How to make Veg Idly

By Surya Rajan  |  4th Jan 2018  |  
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About Veg Idly Recipe

Healthy breakfast - idli made with veggies

Veg Idly, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Veg Idly is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Veg Idly has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Surya Rajan is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Veg Idly, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Veg Idly. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Surya Rajan. The recipe of Veg Idlyis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Veg Idly is 10 minute. This recipe of Veg Idly is perfect to serve 2. Veg Idly is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

Veg Idly

Ingredients to make Veg Idly

  • Idly rice : 4 cup
  • urad dal : 1 cup
  • water
  • salt
  • mustard seeds : ½ tsp
  • cumin seeds : ½ tsp
  • onion : 1
  • carrot : ½
  • cabbage : ¼
  • Beans : 2
  • Green peas : required amount
  • curry leaves
  • coriander leaves

How to make Veg Idly

  1. Rinse Idly rice and water and soak for 1 1/2 hours
  2. Rinse urad dal and water and soak for  30 mins
  3. Grind the urad dal with required water for 20 - 30 mins.
  4. Remove the urad dal batter in a bowl and keep aside.
  5. Grind the rice with required water to make a smooth batter.
  6. Mix both the batter together in a large bowl and mix well.
  7. Cover and ferment for 6 - 8 hours or more if required.
  8. After the fermentation, the idly batter will become double in size and rise.
  9. Add Salt and required water to the batter and mix well.
  10. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and saute for 30 sec Add carrot, beans, peas, curry leaves and your own veggies for 5 mins Add coriander leaves
  11. Add the above mixture to the idli batter and mix well.
  12. Pour the batter in idly moulds and steam the idlies in a steamer for 8 - 10 mins

My Tip:

You can add your own veggies

Reviews for Veg Idly (1)

Mani Kaur2 years ago

Can I add paneer?
Surya Rajan
2 years ago can add grated paneer. it gives rich taste

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