Dal and Vegetable Idli ( Pregnancy Recipe)

Dal and Vegetable Idli ( Pregnancy Recipe)

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These nutritious idlis are slightly heavier than the regular idlis as the batter is not fermented. They are very nutritive because of the combination of 3 dals and vegetables like methi, green peas and carrots. These are great for an early pregnancy boost and being an excellent source of iron, fibre, folic acid and vitamin c, they will ensure that you and your baby get plenty of goodness. You can even make sumptuous pancakes with the same batter instead of steaming them into idlis.

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Dal and Vegetable Idli ( Pregnancy Recipe) recipe - How to make Dal and Vegetable Idli ( Pregnancy Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     20Makes 20 idlis
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  1. Wash and soak the dals together in enough water at least 3 hours.
  2. Drain and grind to a smooth paste, adding approx. ½ cup of water, fenugreek leaves, coriander, green peas, coconut, green chillies, onion, carrot and salt and mix well.
  3. Add water as required to make a thick batter.
  4. Pour into greased idli moulds and steam for 10 to 12 minutes till done.
  5. Serve hot with coconut chutney.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per idli
Energy53 cal
Protein2.9 g
Carbohydrates7.6 g
Fiber2 g
Fat1.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium9.5 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Pregnancy CookbookBuy this cookbook

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