Saturday, January 4, 2014

Spinach/palak and Moong dal idli

There are many varieties of idlilis like rava idli,oats idli, rice idli and many more. but here i have used spinach and moong dal,This combination is very healthy and it has all nutritious value. It is perfect dish for breakfast or it can be served in lunch and dinner.

  • Moong dal ( split yellow or green)-1 cup  
  • Spinach -1and 1/2 cup (finely chopped)          
  • Curd-2 tbsp
  • Suji(rava)-1 tbsp
  • Fruit salt(Eno)-1/2 tsp
  • Green chili-1 chopped
  • Salt to taste

Wash and soak moong dal for 2 hours.
Soak suji with curd for 10 to 15 minutes.
Grind dal,spinach and green chili to smooth paste without adding water.
Transfer into a mixing bowl,add soaked suji and curd mixture.
Add salt and mix well.
Heat 1 to 2 cups of water in idli steamer on medium heat.
Grease idli moulds with some oil.
Add eno salt to the batter, you will notice bubbles on the surface of the batter.
Mix gently. Pour batter in greased moulds and steam it on medium heat for
10 to 15 minutes or idlis are done.
When its cool down slightly and remove from moulds.
Serve with Coconut Chutney or samber.
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  1. Looks so colorful n healthy too

  2. this looks like a really healthy idli... thanks for sharing!

  3. Bookmarked to try! Very nice recipe!

  4. Wow, very healthy Idli and innovative too.

  5. healthy n colorful idly.. lovely idea..

  6. healthy green idly, love this idea.

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  7. Interesting dish! Is this a snack? I love it!

  8. Amazing vibrant colour and so healthy. Thankyou so much for linking it to Lets cook with green veg event at

  9. Idly looks amazing with all such healthy ingredients :)

  10. Very healthy!! Should try it soon!!

  11. Very healthy and innovative it very much.

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  13. Healthy and colorful idlis. Thx for linking.

  14. This is so innovative.. love to try this soon


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