Vegetable Rice Cake Using Idli Batter
by Tarla Dalal
वेजिटेबल राईस केक
- हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Vegetable Rice Cake Using Idli Batter in Hindi)
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vegetable rice cake using idli batter is made with Idli batter to which with carrots, cabbage, doodhi are added. Then Eno (fruit salt ) is added and the batter is cooked with an aromatic tempering on a non stick tava to make a delectable vegetable rice cake snack for any time of the day and any occasion.
While it is easy to make, the vegetable rice cake using idli batter can also be made a bit more exciting by adding other colourful veggies like corn or green peas and cutting into exciting shapes. Let your imagination run wild!
vegetable rice cake using idli batter is very similar to South Indian Uttapa and is had with green chutney.
Besides the regular idlis , try other recipes using idli batter like Dhokla Sushi with Bell Peppers , Stuffed Potato Idli , Instant Handva and Mini Cheese Uttapa.
Enjoy how to makevegetable rice cake using idli batter | vegetable rice cake made on non stick tava with detailed step by step photos and video below.
- To make vegetable rice cake using idli batter, combine all the ingredients, except the fruit salt, in a deep bowl along approx. With 2 tbsp of water and mix well. Keep aside.
- Just before making the rice cake, sprinkle the fruit salt and 2 tsp of water over the batter.
- When the bubbles form, mix gently.
- Divide the batter into 2 equal portions and keep aside.
- Heat 2 tsp of oil on a non-stick tava (griddle), add ½ tsp sesame seeds, ¼ tsp carom seeds, ¼ tsp mustard seeds, ¼ tsp cumin seeds and ¼ tsp asafoetida.
- When the seeds crackle, pour 1 portion of the batter on the tava and spread the batter evenly in a circular motion using big spoon.
- Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till it is golden brown in colour from both the sides.
- Repeat steps 4 to 6 to make 1 more vegetable rice cake using idli batter.
- Serve the vegetable rice cake using idli batter immediately with green chutney.
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Vegetable Rice Cake Using Idli Batter recipe with step by step photos
Vegetable Rice Cake using idli batter. Idli or dosa batter comes handy early in the morning to whip up some amazing delights in no time. Apart from soft, spongy idlis, you can prepare an array of breakfast recipes using the idli batter. Below are some of my favorite recipes :
For the vegetable rice cake batter, in a deep bowl, take the readymade idli batter. To learn how to make idli batter at home, refer our recipe video of idli.
To the idli batter, add cabbage.
Also, add carrots. You can add any vegetables of your choice or which are easily available like onions, tomatoes, beetroot, and capsicum. Just make sure they are either shredded or finely chopped so, that you can spread the vegetable cake batter easily.
Add the bottle gourd. This is a good way to make your kids eat vegetables like doodhi which they would generally ignore.
Add the ginger-green chilli paste. Refer our recipe of ginger-green chilli paste with detailed step by step photos to make a paste that would stay fresh for upto 2 months.
Add the coriander. This is a must ingredient in most Indian dishes, as it provides a refreshing earthy flavor.
Add the salt to taste and approx. 2 tbsp of water. If your Vegetable Rice Cake batter is of thin consistency then there is no need to add water additionally.
Mix Vegetable Rice Cake batter well and keep aside. You instant rice cake batter is ready!
Just before making the Vegetable Rice Cake, sprinkle the fruit salt over the batter. Fruit salt helps in making porous, soft rice cakes.
Add 2 tsp of water over the batter. This helps in activating the fruit salt.
When the bubbles form, mix gently. Never mix the batter vigorously after adding fruit salt, the air trapped would escape resulting into thick, non-fluffy cakes.
Mix it gently using a spoon.
Heat 2 tsp of oil on a non-stick tava.
Add ½ tsp sesame seeds.
Add ¼ tsp carom seeds. This is totally optional.
Add ¼ tsp mustard seeds.
Add ¼ tsp cumin seeds.
Add ¼ tsp asafoetida. The various seeds provide a nice bite to the vegetable rice cake and also elevate the taste.
Sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
When the seeds crackle, pour 1 portion of the rice cake batter into it. Spread the batter evenly in a circular motion using a big spoon.
Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till it is golden brown in colour from both the sides.
Repeat steps 5 to 13 to make 1 more Vegetable Rice Cake.
Serve the vegetable rice cakes immediately with green chutney.
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