Dal and vegetable idli

Posted on May 20, 2009. Filed under: idli, Pregnancy recipes, Snacks | Tags: , , |

These nutritious idlis are slightly heavier than the regular idlis. This batter also makes delicious pancakes.

Cooking Time : 10-12 min.
Preparation Time : 15 min.
Soaking Time : 3 hours.

Makes 4 to 6 idlis.

1/2 cup toovar dal (arhar)
1/4 cup split yellow gram (yellow moong dal)
1/2 cup split Bengal gram (chana dal)
1 cup fenugreek leaves (methi), chopped
2 cups chopped coriander
1/4 cup green peas, boiled
1/4 cup grated coconut
3 green chillies, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
1 small carrot, grated
salt to taste
oil for greasing
1. Wash and soak the dals together at least 3 hours.
2. Drain and grind to a smooth paste. Add the fenugreek, coriander, green peas, coconut, green chillies, onion, carrot and salt.
3. Add water as required to make a thick batter.
4. Pour into greased idli moulds and steam for 10 to 12 minutes till done.
5. Serve hot.

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