Idli is a steamed cake originating from Southern India. Idlis are made in a specialized mold and eaten with chutney, vegetable stew or other flavorful toppings for breakfast or as a snack.
These small treats are good for you and, as a bonus, convenient for those on the go. To make your diet a bit healthier, swap a donut or muffin for an idli.
- 2 tbsp refined oil
- Pinch of heeng
- ½ tsp mustard seeds
- ½ tsp chilli flakes
- Salt to taste
- 8-10 Curry patta
- 2 chopped Green chilli
- 10 to 15 cooked idlis
- 4 tbsp grated coconut
For tadka, Heat oil in a pan, add heeng and mustard seeds till they crackle.
Add chilli flakes and remove from flame. Add ½ tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp south Indian curry powder.
Again place pan on the gas, and add water to moisten.
When water reduces, add salt , curry leaves and green chilli. Now, add idli and cook.
Remove in a bowl, garnish with grated coconut and serve hot with a chutney of your choice.