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મિની ઈડલી ઇન કોકોનટ સૉસ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Idli in Coconut Sauce, Spinach Idli in Coconut Curry in Gujarati) 

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idlis in coconut sauce recipe | palak idlis in coconut curry | spinach idlis in coconut curry is a snack you would never have experienced before. Learn how to make this striking combination of palak idlis in coconut curry.

To make idlis in coconut sauce, for the coconut sauce, heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the curry leaves, green chilli, coconut milk, salt, lemon juice, sugar and cornflour-water mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously. Keep aside. For the idli, put the spinach leaves in enough hot water and allow them to blanch for 1 to 2 minutes. Drain, cool and blend in a mixer to a smooth purée. Combine the idli batter, spinach purée and salt in a bowl and mix well. Pour a little batter into each greased mini idli mould and steam in a steamer for 6 to 7 minutes. Cool, demould and keep aside.

Then to make palak idlis in coconut curry, heat a sizzler plate or tava (griddle) till red hot. Pour 1/2 the prepared coconut sauce over it and cook for 1 minute. Add the mini idlis and the remaining coconut sauce over it and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Serve immediately.

Mini idlis, with loads of spinach in the batter, are tasty and healthy too. Instead of the standard sambhar combo, here the idlis are floated in a soothing coconut sauce with mild hints of green chillies and presented in the form of palak idlis in coconut curry. The curry leaves and the cumin seeds further add a lingering flavour and aroma to the curry.

Spinach idlis in coconut curry is an innovative party snack – just remember to serve it piping hot! Well, we have used the readymade coconut milk in this recipe. But when you have time on hand you can make coconut milk at home.

Tips for idlis in coconut sauce. 1. Make the palak idlis first and then the coconut sauce. The reason is that the coconut sauce can dry up. 2. Serve the idlis in coconut sauce immediately once the coconut sauce is made. So if you want you can make the palak idlis in advance and do the coconut sauce at the end.

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Idli in Coconut Sauce, Spinach Idli in Coconut Curry recipe - How to make Idli in Coconut Sauce, Spinach Idli in Coconut Curry

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

For The Coconut Sauce
1 cup coconut milk (nariyal ka doodh)
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1 slit green chilli
salt to taste
1 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp sugar
2 tsp cornflour dissolved in 2 tbsp cold

For The Idlis
10 spinach (palak) leaves
1 cup readymade idli batter
salt to taste
Method

For the coconut sauce

    For the coconut sauce
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the curry leaves, green chilli, coconut milk, salt, lemon juice, sugar and cornflour-water mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously. Keep aside.

For the idli

    For the idli
  1. Put the spinach leaves in enough hot water and allow them to blanch for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Drain, cool and blend in a mixer to a smooth purée.
  3. Combine the idli batter, spinach purée and salt in a bowl and mix well.
  4. Pour a little batter into each greased mini idli mould and steam in a steamer for 8 minutes.
  5. Cool, demould and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. To make idlis in coconut sauce, heat a sizzler plate or tava (griddle) till red hot.
  2. Pour 1/2 the prepared coconut sauce over it and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add the mini idlis and the remaining coconut sauce over it and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Serve the idlis in coconut sauce immediately.

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Idli in Coconut Sauce, Spinach Idli in Coconut Curry recipe with step by step photos

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  1. like idlis in coconut sauce recipe | palak idlis in coconut curry | spinach idlis in coconut curry | then see 
  2. Buy readmade idli batter from the market or follow our recipe on how to make perfect idli batter.

what is idlis in coconut sauce made of?

  1. what is idlis in coconut sauce made of? idlis in coconut curry is made from a coconut sauce consisting of 1 cup coconut milk (nariyal ka doodh), 1 tbsp oil, 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera), 2 curry leaves (kadi patta), 1 slit green chilli, salt to taste, 1 tsp lemon juice, 1/2 tsp sugar and 2 tsp cornflour dissolved in 2 tbsp cold water. The idlis are made from idli batter and palak. See below image of list of ingredients for idlis in coconut sauce.

making coconut curry

  1. To make coconut sauce ( coconut curry ), heat 1 tablespoon oil in a broad non-stick pan.
  2. Add 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera).
  3. Let the seeds crackle.
  4. Add curry leaves (kadi patta).
  5. Add slit green chilli.
  6. Add 1 cup coconut milk (nariyal ka doodh).
  7. Add salt to taste. We added 1/4th tsp salt.
  8. Add 1 tsp lemon juice.
  9. Add 1/2 tsp sugar.
  10.  Make a cornflour-water mixture by dissolving 2 tsp cornflour in 2 tbsp cold water. The water must be cold. Mix well.
  11. Add cornflour-water mixture.
  12. Mix well.
  13. Cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously. Keep aside.

making palak idlis

  1. Take a bowl of hot water.
  2. Put the 10 spinach (palak) leaves in enough hot water.
  3. Allow them to blanch for 1 to 2 minutes and then drain.
  4. Cool in cold water.
  5. Remove and put the spinach in a mixer.
  6. Blend  to a smooth purée.
  7. Keep aside spinach ( palak ) puree.
  8. In a bowl put 1 cup readymade idli batter.
  9. Add spinach purée.
  10. Add salt to taste. We added 1/4th tsp salt.
  11. Mix well.
  12. Grease the mini idli tray with oil.
  13. Pour a little batter into each greased mini idli mould, about 3/4th tsp of batter. Note that one tray makes 18 small idlis.
  14. Fill 3 to 4 mini idli trays with the batter.
  15. Put in an idli steamer and cover and cook with a lid.
  16. Steam in a steamer for 8 minutes.
  17. Cool and demould with a teaspoon.
  18. Keep aside palak idlis.

making idlis in coconut sauce

  1. Heat a sizzler plate or tava (griddle) till red hot.
  2. Pour  1/2 of the prepared coconut sauce over.
  3. Cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add the mini idlis.
  5. Add the remaining coconut sauce over it.
  6. Cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Put idlis in coconut sauce in a serving bowl.
  8. Serve immediately

tips for idlis in coconut sauce

  1. Make the palak idlis first and then the coconut sauce. The reason is that the coconut sauce can dry up.
  2. Serve the idlis in coconut sauce immediately once the coconut sauce is made. So if you want you can make the palak idlis in advance and do the coconut sauce at the end.
Accompaniments

Coconut Sauce ( Tava Cooking ) 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy270 cal
Protein3.4 g
Carbohydrates18.8 g
Fiber2.6 g
Fat19.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium26.9 mg

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Reviews

मिनी इडलिस इन कोकोनट सॉस
5
 on 16 Sep 16 04:17 PM


Mere manpasand idli ab nano size. Bache bhi isse jarroor pasad karenge
Mini Idlis In Coconut Sauce
5
 on 08 Dec 10 12:45 AM


Besides looking immensely cute, they are delicious and healthy! the tadka is awesome and gives the dish added flavours and the aromatics!