Veg. Idlis are not only colorful and delicious but also very healthy. Many parents have problems making their kids to eat veggies . By serving these Idlis you can encourage your kids to eat vegetables.
I made simple variation. But you also try Potato, Carrot, coriander, Cabbage, Cauliflower and many more vegetables of your choice.
Enjoy Happy and Healthy Cooking.
Rice 3 cups
Urad dal 1 cup
Cashew Roasted in Ghee As per req. ( Appr. 10-15 )
Herbs As per req.
Sweet Corn 1 bowl
Black Pepper Powder As per req.
Red chilli flakes As per req.
Green peas 1 bowl
Salt As per taste
Coconut milk 1 Cup
Soak rice and urad dal for 5-6 hours, Grind rice and urad separately to make batter. While grinding use Coconut milk .
Coconut Milk gives a soothing flavor & soft texture to Idalis.
Mix both rice and dal,set aside to ferment for 5 hours approx.
Add salt in batter.
Brush idli tray with oil.
Pour fermented batter in idli mould.
Sprinkle black pepper, red chili powder, herbs on Idlis one by one.
Place roasted cashew nuts/sweet corn (whichever you prefer).
Let it rest for another 5 min.
With a Spoon remove the Idlis.
Dip the spoon in water in between,which will help to remove the Idlis from the plate easily.
It is a great way to sneak veg. for our kids.
You can serve it with green chutney/peanut chutney or shezwan chutney just for a change.
You can surprise your kids with these amazing Idlis with their favorite chutney in their Tiffin, Kids will definitely love it.