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veg stuffed idli recipe | soft stuffed idli | South Indian stuffed idli | how to make masala stuffed idli is a unique way of serving idli. Learn how to make soft stuffed idli.

To make veg stuffed idli, wash and soak the idli rawa, poha and urad dal in enough water in a deep bowl for 2 hours and drain well. Blend in a mixer using ½ cup of water till smooth. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add the salt and mix well. Cover with a lid and keep aside to ferment in a warm place for 6 to 8 hours. For the vegetable stuffing, heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the urad dal, mustard seeds and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds. When the seeds crackle, add the green chillies, vegetables and salt and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes. Keep aside. Put 1 tbsp of the idli batter into each greased idli moulds. Put approx. 1 tsp of the prepared vegetable stuffing over the idli batter and finally top it with ½ tbsp of the idli batter evenly over it. Steam in a steamer for 12 minutes. Allow the idlis to cool slightly and then demould them using a spoon. Repeat steps 1 to 3 to make 1 more batch. Serve hot with sambar and coconut chutney.

A delicious snack that combines the sumptuousness of idlis with the great taste and goodness of mixed veggies. The idli batter for this South Indian stuffed idli is relatively easy to make, as you just need to soak and blend all the ingredients together and ferment.

This batter is steamed with a stuffing of mixed veggies sautéed with a simple, traditional tempering, which gives it a superb aroma and taste. The softness of the South Indian stuffed idli together with the juiciness and myriad flavours of the veggies make the Veg Stuffed Idlis a really rare and delightful treat. You can also try other innovative idli recipes like the Stuffed Potato Idli and the Sweet Idli.

Veggies like carrot and French beans add crunchiness to the masala stuffed idli. You don’t need to boil the vegetables as they are sautéed. So just chop them finely. Enjoy these idlis with sambar and coconut chutney.

Tips for veg stuffed idli. 1. Keep the batter to ferment in a dark and warm place. In the winter season, it might take 1 to 2 hours extra for fermenting. 2. Remember to grease the idli moulds before putting the batter, so demoulding becomes easier. 3. Cool slightly before demoulding. This helps to demould a perfect idlis.

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Veg Stufffed Idlis recipe - How to make Veg Stufffed Idlis

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     24Makes 24 idlis
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Ingredients

For The Idli Batter
1 cup rice semolina (idli rawa)
1/4 cup beaten rice (poha)
1/4 cup urad dal (split black lentils)
salt to taste

For The Vegetable Stuffing
1/2 cup finely chopped mixed vegetables
1/4 cup boiled green peas
2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp urad dal (split black lentils)
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
3 to 4 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste

For Serving With Veg Stufffed Idlis
sambhar
coconut chutney
Method
For the idli batter

    For the idli batter
  1. Wash and soak the idli rawa, poha and urad dal in enough water in a deep bowl for 2 hours and drain well.
  2. Blend in a mixer using ½ 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 in a warm place for 6 to 8 hours.

For the vegetable stuffing

    For the vegetable stuffing
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the urad dal, mustard seeds and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the green chillies, vegetables and salt and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. To make veg stufffed idlis, put 1 tbsp of the idli batter into each greased idli moulds. Put approx. 1 tsp of the prepared vegetable stuffing over the idli batter and finally top it with ½ tbsp of the idli batter evenly over it.
  2. Steam in a steamer for 12 minutes.
  3. Allow the idlis to cool slightly and then demould them using a spoon.
  4. Repeat steps 1 to 3 to make 1 more batch.
  5. Serve the veg stufffed idlis hot with sambhar and coconut chutney.

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For the idli batter of veg stuffed idli

  1. For the idli batter of veg stuffed idli recipe | soft stuffed idli | South Indian stuffed idli | how to make masala stuffed idli, wash and add 1 cup rice semolina (idli rawa) in a deep bowl. It is white to cream coloured, and has a smoother and finer texture compared to wheat semolina, which makes it suitable for mixing into batters, such as for making idli. 
  2. Add 1/4 cup beaten rice (poha) to it. 
  3. Add 1/4 cup urad dal (split black lentils).
  4. Add enough water.
  5. Mix well and soak for 2 hours.
  6. Drain well using a strainer. Discard the water.
  7. Transfer the mixture into a mixer.
  8. Add ½ cup of water. This is for blending.
  9. Blend till the mixture is smooth.
  10. Transfer the mixture of idli batter of veg stuffed idli recipe | soft stuffed idli | South Indian stuffed idli | how to make masala stuffed idli into a deep bowl.
  11. Add salt to taste and mix well. 
  12. Cover with a lid and keep the batter aside to ferment in a warm place for 6 to 8 hours.
     

For the vegetable stuffing

  1. For the vegetable stuffing of veg stuffed idli recipe | soft stuffed idli | South Indian stuffed idli | how to make masala stuffed idli, heat 2 tsp oil in a broad non-stick pan.
  2. Add 1/2 tsp urad dal (split black lentils).
  3. Add 1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson).
  4. Add 3 to 4 curry leaves (kadi patta).
  5. Sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  6. When the seeds crackle, add 1 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies.
  7. Add 1/2 cup finely chopped mixed vegetables (carrot and french beans).
  8. Add salt to taste.
  9. Sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes. Keep the vegetable stuffing of veg stuffed idli recipe | soft stuffed idli | South Indian stuffed idli | how to make masala stuffed idli aside.

How to make veg stuffed idli

  1. To make veg stuffed idli recipe | soft stuffed idli | South Indian stuffed idli | how to make masala stuffed idli, put 1 tbsp of the idli batter into each greased idli moulds. 
  2. Put approx. 1 tsp of the prepared vegetable stuffing over it.
  3. Finally top it with ½ tbsp of the idli batter evenly over it.
  4. Steam all the idlis in a steamer for 12 minutes.
  5. Allow the veg stuffed idli recipe | soft stuffed idli | South Indian stuffed idli | how to make masala stuffed idli to cool slightly and then demould them using a spoon.
  6. Repeat steps 1 to 5 to make 1 more batch of idlis.
  7. Serve veg stuffed idli recipe | soft stuffed idli | South Indian stuffed idli | how to make masala stuffed idli hot with sambhar and coconut chutney.
Accompaniments

Low Calorie Green Chutney, Hari Chutney – Diabetic Friendly 
Rasam, South India Rasam, Home Made Rasam 
Sambhar 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per idli
Energy37 cal
Protein1.4 g
Carbohydrates6.7 g
Fiber0.5 g
Fat0.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2.9 mg

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Reviews

Nutritious Stuffed Idlis
5
 on 07 Dec 12 10:24 AM


Healthy idli with a mixed vegetable stuffing. I made the low cal green chutney too.
Nutritious Stuffed Idlis
4
 on 21 Nov 10 10:02 PM


A very fresh recipe, i musy say! makes idlis healthier than they already are... adds a different dimension to them...tasty and easy! thanks!