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- Steps to make salad stuffed idli
Idli is a staple breakfast dish in almost every South Indian’s home. I wrote a detailed post on idli here where I have shared the recipe that is common for most of us. I have also shared a recipe for whole grain / multi grain idli here. I have been sharing snapshots of #inhislunchbox posts in facebook and instagram. Today I shared the picture of purple-green cabbage salad stuffed idli and there were so many mothers who reached out to know the steps.
I made my basic cabbage-carrot salad and steamed the idli by following the below steps:
- Smear oil to the idli plates
- Place 1-2 tablespoon idli batter. You should fill the idli plates 1/3 full with the batter. Please plan in a way that there is room to add the salad and then the batter
- Then gently place the cabbage-carrot salad (the trick is to chop them really thin using a food processor and small so it gets soft while steaming)
- Top it with another layer idli batter
- Steam it for 15 minutes
- Once cooled, gently remove and serve with chutney or sambhar
- Don’t remove the idlies immediately. It might break apart. Wait for 5-10 minutes. Sprinkle water and then remove it.
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