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South Indian Idlis recipes
Last Updated : Apr 13,2018
Idli is a steamed dish made with a batter of rice and urad. Wholesome and satiating, idlis can be had for breakfast, dinner, or as an evening snack. Served with sambhar and chutneys, it is one of the most favourite snacks in South India
. The basic idli batter can be enhanced by adding millets, vegetables, coconut milk, and so on, to make innumerable variants of this popular dish, such as the Vegetable Idlis .
There are also other varieties of idli such as the Quick Rava Idli , Dahi Idli, Kanchipuram Idli. This section introduces you to the world of idlis, which is so fascinating and satisfying that you will want to stay there forever!
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Cooked Rice Idli by Tarla Dalal
These super-soft idlis are made with a combination of readymade idli rava and cooked rice along with fluffy, wet-ground urad dal.
It is easier to prepare this idli compared to the traditional one, as you need to soak wet-grind only the urad dal. It is also a relatively foolproof method that is ....
19 Mar 18
Palak Rava Idli Recipe by Tarla Dalal
An instant idli recipe that requires no soaking and grinding, the Palak Rava Idli is a nice variant of the regular rava idli.
It is made with a batter of semolina and curds, perked up with an aromatic tempering, and reinforced with a vibrant spinach paste. A pinch of fruit salt helps to give the ....
20 Feb 18
Paneer Vegetable Idli by Tarla Dalal
An off-beat idli that’ll delight every diner. Combining crunchy veggies and succulent paneer into a batter of besan and semolina, the Paneer Vegetable Idli is a tasty and handy addition to your cookbook as it’s made with common ingredients and requires no grinding or fermentation.
It is essentia ....
05 Apr 18
Rice and Moong Dal Idli by Tarla Dalal
Rice and Moong Dal Idli is a variant of the most popular South Indian snack, Idli, which is traditionally made with rice and urad dal. The well-tested proportions of rice and green moong dal used in this recipe result in a pleasant texture, taste and colour, which will be loved by all your family me ....
31 Jan 17
Oats Rava Idli by Tarla Dalal
Idlis are a breakfast favourite even outside South India. Fibre rich oats and rava combine to make delicious instant idlis that you can enjoy fresh off the steamer with sambhar
02 Oct 15
Quick Rava Idli ( Tiffin Treats) by Tarla Dalal
With its brilliant flavour and nice, flaky texture, Rava Idli is something like upma in idli form, so you get the best of both worlds. Since it is steamed, it is easier to digest than upma, has a convenient form factor for serving as well as packing, and stays soft and humid for longer. The batter f ....
20 Aug 13
Quick Rava Idli ( South Indian Recipes) by Tarla Dalal
Well, you love idlis, but what if you have no batter on hand? here is a quick and equally tasty (in fact, spicier!) version of idlis made with semolina. Since the batter requires no fermentation, this recipe is a quick-fix! for extra zing, add a little grated ginger to this dish.
30 Mar 18
Poha Idli ( How To Make Poha Idli ) by Tarla Dalal
The super soft, super fluffy Poha Idli is sure to steal your hearts! You will find that the batter for this idli is pretty easy to make because we have used a combination of rice semolina and poha instead of whole idli rice. So, the rice portion of the batter will be ready in a jiffy. Then, you need ....
Pesarattu by Tarla Dalal
When you are in Andhra Pradesh, you must try their famous whole green moong dosas, known as Pesarattu. On the other hand, you can try it right away in your own kitchen!
These delicious green gram dosas include a little bit of rice for crispness, as well as green chillies and ginger for an eleg ....
15 Sep 17
Instant Bread Idli, No Fermenting Required by Tarla Dalal
Feel like having a breakfast of idli and sambhar but don’t have batter on hand? Worry not, you can still entertain your whims with this Instant Bread Idli.
Made with an innovative batter of bread crumbs and idli rawa, this Instant Bread Idli is soft, fluffy and tasty. A dash of curds gives the i ....
15 Oct 15
Spicy Tava Idlis by Tarla Dalal
Watch your leftover idlis transform into a scrumptious delight as you toss them with crunchy onions, tangy tomatoes and peppy spice powders.
The master stroke in this Spicy Tava Idli recipe is the use of pav bhaji masala, a very popular flavour that is loved by young and old alike!
Try t ....
20 Aug 11
Dal and Vegetable Idli ( Pregnancy Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
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 ....
15 Oct 15
Idli Upma, Upma with Left Over Idlis Recipe by Tarla Dalal
This is how South Indian
typically finish off leftover idlis made properly, it is so tasty that you can even serve it to guests.
Sometimes, people even make Idli upma out of fresh idlis, as it is an interesting alternative to usual
Kanchipuram Idli by Tarla Dalal
Kanchipuram is famous for more than silk sarees! In fact, this special savoury idli got its name from that small town in Tamil Nadu.
It is offered at the Sri Varadharaja Swamy Temple, and food-lovers are generally prepared to even withstand the hardships of a long queue to buy the prasad of ta ....
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