Vegetable Idli Upma Recipe

Vegetable Idli upma is a soft & fluffy steamed cake made of fermented rice & lentil batter. there is so many vegetables present making it high in fiber, vitamins and minerals. These are one of the healthiest protein packed breakfasts from South Indian cuisine.

Nutritional info

  • 30.9 gm
    Carbohydrate
  • 2.2 gm
    Protein
  • 4.8 gm
    Total Fat
  • 10.7 mg
    Calcium
  • 3.2 mg
    Vitamin C
  • 196.0 kcal
    Energy
  • 53.3 mcg
    Vitamin A
  • 0.6 mg
    Iron
1 Tbsp(13.0 gm) Tomato (Chopped)
1/2 Tbsp(5.0 gm) Capsicum (Chopped)
1 Tsp(0.92 gm) Coriander Leaves (Chopped)
1 Tsp(2.0 gm) Fresh Coconut (Grated)
2 No.(0.22 gm) Kadi Patta
1/4 Tsp(0.95 gm) Urad Dal
1/8 Tsp(0.46 gm) Rai
1/8 Tsp(0.3 gm) Haldi
1/8 Tsp(0.27 gm) Red Chilly Powder
1/2 Tsp(2.0 ml) Oil
3 Tbsp(39.0 gm) Rice
3 Tsp(11.0 gm) Urad Dal
1 Tbsp(12.0 gm) Sweet Corn (Boiled)
1/2 Tbsp(5.0 gm) Carrot (Chopped)
1/2 Tbsp(5.0 gm) Capsicum (Chopped)
1/2 Tbsp(4.0 gm) Onion (Chopped)
1/2 Tbsp(6.0 gm) Tomato (Chopped)
1/4 Tsp(1.0 gm) Salt
1 Tsp(3.0 ml) Oil
As Required(20.0 ml) Water
  • To make vegetable idlis, first, add 1tbsp boiled sweet corn, black sesame seeds, 1/2 tbsp each of chopped tomato, onion, capsicum and carrot in prepared idli batter.

  • Then, prepare a greased idli tray with 1 tsp oil.

  • Pour batter into the tray carefully into each mold.

  • Put the loaded tray into the idli stand.

  • Cover and steam cook the idlis.

  • Remove and let hot steam escape.

  • Chop into cubes when cool.

  • To prepare the tadka, heat 1/2 tsp oil.

  • Add 1/8 tsp of rai, 1/4 tsp of urad dal, and 2 leaves of kadi patta and 2 chopped vegetable idlis.

  • Then, add 1/8 tsp each of haldi, and red chilli powder.

  • To this, add 1 tbsp of chopped tomato and 1/2 tbsp chopped capsicum.

  • Mix well until the idlis are slightly crispy.

  • Add 1 tsp each of grated coconut and chopped coriander on top as a garnish.

  • Serve hot.