soft stuffed idli recipe,how to make masala stuffed idli
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Stuffed masala idli recipe with step by step pics and video, learn how to stuff idli and make soft idli as well. Tips to make perfect idli. Healthy stuffing makes idli more healthier than the normal idlis.
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: South Indian
Serves: 15
  • 1 large potato,boiled,pealed and mashed
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp split urad dal
  • 1 Onion,finely chopped
  • 2 large Tomato,finely chopped
  • 1 capsicum,finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • ⅓ tsp Turmeric powder
  • ⅓ cup water
  • 2 tbsp Coriander leaves, chopped
  • Salt - As needed
  • idli batter - As needed
  1. Heat a kadai and temper with mustard seeds and spilt urad dal.
  2. Add finely chopped onions and tomatoes,fry till transparent.
  3. Add capsicum, fry for a minute in medium flame. Add red chilli powder,turmeric and salt. Fry till everything turns mushy and to a masala.
  4. Add the mashed potato and blend well for a minute in medium flame.
  5. Add ⅓ cup water, cook covered for 5 minutes in low flame (or until veg are cooked). Sprinkle water if its too dry and mix well. Add coriander leaves finally.Once it become dry masala take it out and let it to cool down for sometime.To make stuffed idli (I used my idli dosa batter itself), grease the idly plate and then pour a half laddle of batter and spread evenly.
  6. now add a tbsp of masala and drop over the idly batter and then again drop the idly batter over the filling and close it.steam the idli and serve hot.
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