Nutritious Stuffed Idlis
by Tarla Dalal
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Even though idlis are nourishing breakfast foods, the accompanying coconut chutney adds on extra calories and fat. So here's a colourful idli recipe that's packed with the goodness of vegetables and served with delicious low calorie chutney made without using coconut. Here's to healthy and delicious eating!
- Wash and soak the idli rawa and poha in water for at least 2 hours.
- Wash the urad dal thoroughly and soak it in water for at least 2 hours.
- Blend the rice semolina and poha in a blender to make a smooth batter.
- Grind the urad dal separately to a smooth paste using a little water.
- Mix the two batters and add salt. Cover and keep aside for 6 to 8 hours for fermenting.
- Coarsely grind the mixed vegetables in a blender without using any water.
- Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the green chillies, curry leaves, urad dal and mustard seeds and sauté for a few seconds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the vegetables and salt and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes. Divide the stuffing into 15 equal portions. Keep aside.
- Place a spoonful of the idli batter into each greased idli mould.
- Place a portion of the stuffing over the idli batter.
- Pour a spoonful of idli batter to cover the stuffing on each idli mould.
- Steam for 10 to 12 minutes. Wait for 1 minute and take out the idlis.
Nutrient values per idli
|Vit A||61.5 mcg|
|Vit C||1.7 mg|
|F. Acid||7.8 mcg|
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