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Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Masala Idlis

Idli is one of the famous n popular breakfast in South India. I love hot idlis with sambar or molagai podi.

I have a different version of Idlis called Masala Idlis. My Father-in-law taught me this recipe.

This recipe is going off to Cooking For Kids Creative Healthy Breakfast n Dinner here at Sara's Corner event started by Sharmi and Wholesome Breakfast by Srivalli. I guess kids will love these.

Steamed Mini Idli - 12 nos
Onion - 1 no (chopped)
Tomato - 1no (Chopped)
Dhaniya Powder - 1/2 tspn
Red chilli powder - 1/4 tspn
Coriander leaves(Cilantro chopped) - 1 tspn for garnishing
Spices Mix - 1 piece each
Curry leaves - 1/2 tspn(chopped)
Turmeric - a pinch
Any cooking Oil - 2 tspns

Preparation Method
Grind onion in mixie to fine paste. Keep 1 tspn of chopped onions.
Grind tomato in mixie to fine paste. (you can remove skin and grind if you have time)
Heat a kadai, add oil and spices wait till it splutters.
Add chopped onions and saute till light brown.
Now add ground mixture of onion and saute. Add curry leaves.
Then add ground mixture of tomato and cook well till its soft.
Add the masalas and mix well. Add Salt.
Finally add Mini Idlis and mix well. If required sprinkle till water to it. Cook for 5mins and Serve.

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.


Priya Suresh on January 12, 2010 at 5:14 PM said...

Am ready to finish that whole serving plate, makes me hungry..

Shama Nagarajan on January 12, 2010 at 5:55 PM said...

delicious idli's..nice entry

priya on January 12, 2010 at 6:29 PM said...

my favorite idlis...yummy and delicious...tempting clicks!

Rekha shoban on January 12, 2010 at 7:11 PM said...

wow!!!i love this idly very much....nice click saras!

Fairy Garden on January 12, 2010 at 7:31 PM said...

Superb Saras. Great to see, and definitely its tasty to have.

Rachana on January 12, 2010 at 7:41 PM said...

Wow!!! I love these idli's...yumm yumm:)

Shanthi Krishnakumar on January 12, 2010 at 8:02 PM said...

Yummy and perfect for the event

prasu on January 12, 2010 at 9:06 PM said...

wow.............these masala idlies are making me hungry dear...............thanks for the recipe.

Deepti on January 12, 2010 at 11:17 PM said...

This a gr8 recipe frm simple idlis.

Info Mania on January 12, 2010 at 11:19 PM said...

Nicely Chopped Onions/ small cubes of Tomatos and grated carrot.. will make it look colourful and tasty... well you know me now with my trade mark ingrediants..

Soma Pradhan on January 12, 2010 at 11:45 PM said...

Lovely Idlis

Saraswathi Iyer on January 13, 2010 at 12:24 AM said...

Thank you friends for your lovely comments.

Srivalli on January 13, 2010 at 1:44 AM said...

That sure looks good Saraswathi..btw I sent you a mail on MEC, hope you got it..and do send this entry through the form..thanks!

Tina on January 13, 2010 at 1:24 PM said...

Cute and lovely idlis...

Perspectivemedley on January 25, 2010 at 2:45 PM said...

Hi.. the idlis looks very good :).. like idly manchurian :)

gtyuk on February 12, 2010 at 4:08 PM said...

Masala idly sounds absolutely delicious, I love podi/idly combination too!!!

sorry, I mistook you for another Sara ( one of my friends at Orkut), it was a confusion....

but glad for having found your mouthwatering recipes... so, finally I'm thankful to this confusion... :) :) have a nice day!!

Srivalli on February 18, 2010 at 5:40 PM said...

Thank you for the lovely entry


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