Spinach (पालक) Idli Winter Treat
Spinach Idli (Winter Treat) Recipe
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Spinach idli is a way to avoid the boredom of eating normal plain idli.Spinach idli is highly rich in protein, light and a healthy dish. It’s really a good option for breakfast.

Spinach is a source of anti-oxidants vitamins like vitamin A, vitamin C. It is also good source of omega-3 fatty acid.

Total Time (Minutes): 20
Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram), soaked for 3 hours and drained
  • 3/4 cup blanched and roughly chopped spinach
  • 3 green chillies (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp curd
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp fruit salt (Eno)
  • 1/4 tsp oil for greasing
Instructions:

  1. Combine the yellow moong dal, spinach and green chillies and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste without using any water.
  2. Transfer the mixture into a bowl, add the curd, salt and mix well.
  3. Just before steaming, add the fruit salt(ENO) to the batter and pour 2 tsp water over it.
  4. When the bubbles form, mix gently. (Don't Over mix)
  5. Grease the idli moulds using oil, put spoonfuls of the batter into idli moulds and steam in a steamer for 10 to 12 minutes or till the idlis are cooked.
  6. You can check by inserting a toothpick too. if it comes out clean, its cooked.