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green moong dal vegetable idli is good for diabetics, heart, weight loss, pregnancy and almost everyone. Learn to make split green gram idli.

Popular South Indian snacks like idli and dosa are extremely tasty and nutritious, but often not suitable for those with high blood sugar because they are made predominantly with rice so we came up with lots of trials to give you a no rice healthy green moong dal vegetable idli.

green moong dal vegetable idli is a diabetic-friendly version of idli that replaces rice with wholesome moong dal. Adding veggies to the batter improves the nutrient-quotient as well as flavour and texture of the idlis.

green moong dal vegetable idli is rich in Vitamin B, Folic Acid, Phosphorus, Protein, Fiber. A serving size should be 3 green moong dal vegetable idlis.

Relish this mouth-watering green moong dal vegetable idli right off the steamer, with sizzling hot sambhar.

Pro tips for green moong dal vegetable idli: 1. Just before steaming add 1 tsp fruit salt. This will make the idli fluff up. 2. Mix batter gently till all the white froth is mixed evenly into the batter. Over mixing will make your idli flat. 3. Cool idlis and demould with a spoon. If you try to take the idlis out when hot they will break. 4. The green moong dal vegetable idlis are perfect to pack in an airtight container for Indian tiffin lunch box or kids tiffin box. 5. You can prepare the green moong dal vegetable idlis in the morning and serve later in the evening. Just steam the idlis for 5 minutes in an idli steamer and serve hot.

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Green Moong Dal and Vegetable Idli, Healthy Moong Dal Idlis recipe - How to make Green Moong Dal and Vegetable Idli, Healthy Moong Dal Idlis

Soaking Time:  2 hours   Preparation Time:    Fermenting Time:  4 hours   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     22Makes 22 idlis
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Ingredients

For Green Moong Dal Vegetable Idli
1 cup green moong dal (split green gram)
1/4 cup grated carrot
1/4 cup grated cabbage
1/4 cup urad dal (split black lentils)
1/2 tsp fenugreek (methi) seeds
salt to taste
1/2 tbsp ginger-green chilli paste
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp fruit salt
2 tsp oil for greasing

For Serving With Green Moong Dal Vegetable Idli
sambhar
Method

For green moong dal vegetable idli

    For green moong dal vegetable idli
  1. To make green moong dal vegetable idli, combine the green moong dal, urad dal and fenugreek seeds in a deep bowl and keep aside to soak in enough water for 2 hours. Drain well.
  2. Blend the green moong dal, urad dal and fenugreek seeds in a mixer along with approx. 1 cup of water till smooth.
  3. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add the salt and mix well. Cover with a lid and keep aside to ferment for 4 hours or overnight.
  4. Once fermented, mix well, add the carrots, cabbage, ginger-green chilli paste and coriander and mix well.
  5. Just before steaming add 1 tsp fruit salt. Add 1 tablespoon of water over the fruit salt. Mix gently.
  6. Pour spoonfuls of the batter into greased idli moulds and steam in a steamer for 12 minutes.
  7. Cool slightly and demould.
  8. Repeat with the remaining batter to make more idlis.
  9. Serve green moong dal vegetable idli immediately with sambar.

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what is green moong dal vegetable idli made of ?

  1. what is green moong dal vegetable idli made of ? See below image of list of ingredients of green moong dal vegetable idli.

batter for green moong dal vegetable idli

  1. In a deep bowl put 1 cup green moong dal (split green gram).
  2. Add 1/4 cup urad dal (split black lentils).
  3. Add 1/2 tsp fenugreek (methi) seeds.
  4. Cover in enough water and wash the dals and methi seeds. See the dirt. You will require to chnage the water 3 to 4 times.
  5. Clean dals and methi seeds.
  6. Cover and soak for 2 hours.
  7. After soaking.
  8. Drain well.
     
  9. In a mixer put soaked and drained green moong dal, urad dal and fenugreek seeds
  10. Add approx 1 cup water.
  11. Blend till smooth.

fermenting the batter

  1. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl.
  2. Add salt to taste. We added 1 tsp salt.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Cover with a lid and keep aside to ferment for 4 hours or overnight.
  5. Fermented batter.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Add 1/4 cup grated carrot.
  8. Add 1/4 cup grated cabbage.
  9. Add 1/2 tbsp ginger-green chilli paste.
  10. Add 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania).
  11. Mix well.
  12. Just before steaming add 1 tsp fruit salt. This will make the idli fluff up.
  13. Add 1 tablespoon of water over the fruit salt.
  14. A white froth will form over the batter after adding the fruit salt.
  15. Mix batter gently till all the white froth is mixed evenly into the batter. Over mixing will make your idli flat. 

making green moong dal vegetable idli

  1. Grease the idli moulds with oil using a brush.
  2. Pour spoonfuls of the batter into greased idli moulds.
  3. Steam in a idli steamer for 10 to 12 minutes or until cooked. Repeat with the remaining batter to make more idlis.
  4. Cool idlis and demould with a spoon. If you try and take the idlis out when hot they will break.
  5. Flip the green moong dal vegetable idli over and put in a plate. See the nice jali and soft fluff on the idli.
  6. Serve with sambar or coconut chutney.

pro tips for green moong dal vegetable idli

  1. Just before steaming add 1 tsp fruit salt. This will make the idli fluff up.
  2. Mix batter gently till all the white froth is mixed evenly into the batter. Over mixing will make your idli flat. 
  3. Cool idlis and demould with a spoon. If you try to take the idlis out when hot they will break.
  4. The green moong dal vegetable idlis are perfect to pack in an airtight container for Indian tiffin lunch box or kids tiffin box.
  5. You can prepare the green moong dal vegetable idlis in the morning and serve later in the evening. Just steam the idlis for 5 minutes in an idli steamer and serve hot.
  6. Taste the batter before adding the fruit salt to check if your salt levels are okay. If less, add a little more salt.
  7. After adding fruit salt ( eno ) don't over mix the batter otherwise the idlis will become flat. 
  8. Green Moong Dal and Vegetable Idli is rich in Vitamin B, Folic Acid, Phosphorus, Protein, Fiber. A serving size should be 3 Green Moong Dal and Vegetable Idlis.
    1. Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells. 30% of RDA.
    2. Folic Acid (Vitamin B9): Folic acid is an essential vitamin required throughout pregnancy. Folic acid rich Indian foods (kabuli chana, chana dal, yellow moong dal, urad dal, tooval dal, til ) 27% of RDA.
    3. Phosphorus Phosphorus works closely with calcium to build bones. 27% of RDA.
    4. Protein : Protein is required for the managing the wear and tear of all cells of the body. Have protein rich Indian foods like paneer, curd, Greek yoghurt, tofu, almonds, sprouts, chana, rajma, chick peas, quinoa, buckwheat ). 15% of RDA.
    5. Fiber : Dietary fiber reduce the risk of heart disease, prevent the spike in blood sugar levels and hence super for diabetics. Consume more fruits, vegetables, moong, oats, matki, whole grains. 15% of RDA.


Nutrient values (Abbrv) per idli
Energy43 cal
Protein3 g
Carbohydrates7.5 g
Fiber1.2 g
Fat0.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium4.3 mg

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Green Moong Dal and Vegetable Idli, Healthy Moong Dal Idlis
5
 on 08 Apr 21 04:09 PM


I will try this, it looks delicious to me
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09 Apr 21 05:45 PM
Green Moong Dal and Vegetable Idli, Healthy Moong Dal Idlis
5
 on 31 Mar 20 08:35 AM


very testy, health idli thank you so much mam
Green Moong Dal and Vegetable Idli, Healthy Moong Dal Idlis
5
 on 20 Jun 16 08:28 PM


When to add the veggies?
Moong Dal Idlis
5
 on 12 Jan 16 03:23 PM


Without the use of any soda-bi-carb, just with regular fermenting the idlis had turned out very good. Tasted good with sambhar when served hot. Henceforth I will serve only these healthy moong dal idlis to my father who is a diabetic. tx for the recipe.