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Spinach-Onion Idlis

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Spinach-Onion Idlis

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4


3 cup idli batter

2 cup finely chopped onions

1 cup finely chopped spinach

½ cup red bell peppers/capsicum

2 teaspoon chaat masala

2 teaspoon soda bi carb


2 teaspoon urad dal/split black gram

1 teaspoon oil


To prepare idli batter

3 cup boiled rice

½ cup udad dal(Split black gram)



Soak both rice and udad dal for 6-7 hours. Grind it into the mixer. Again leave it for 4-5 hours for fermentation. Or you can use ready made idli batter.

Take a pan and heat oil. Add urad dal and sauté it till it turns dark brown, add onions and sauté it for about 2 minutes. Add spinach, red capsicum, salt, chaat masala and cook for about 2 more minutes.

Add this mix to idli batter. Add salt, soda bi carb to the batter. Grease idli stand with oil and steam cook the idlis in batches for 10-12 minutes.

Serve it hot with green chutney.