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

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1 Tbsp(13.0 gm) Tomato(Chopped)
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1/2 Tbsp(5.0 gm) Capsicum(Chopped)
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1 Tsp(0.92 gm) Coriander Leaves(Chopped)
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1 Tsp(2.0 gm) Fresh Coconut(Grated)
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2 No.(0.22 gm) Kadi Patta
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1/4 Tsp(0.95 gm) Urad Dal
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1/8 Tsp(0.46 gm) Rai
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1/8 Tsp(0.3 gm) Haldi
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1/8 Tsp(0.27 gm) Red Chilly Powder
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1/2 Tsp(2.0 ml) Oil
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3 Tbsp(39.0 gm) Rice
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3 Tsp(11.0 gm) Urad Dal
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1 Tbsp(12.0 gm) Sweet Corn(Boiled)
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1/2 Tbsp(5.0 gm) Carrot(Chopped)
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1/2 Tbsp(5.0 gm) Capsicum(Chopped)
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1/2 Tbsp(4.0 gm) Onion(Chopped)
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1/2 Tbsp(6.0 gm) Tomato(Chopped)
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1/4 Tsp(1.0 gm) Salt
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1 Tsp(3.0 ml) Oil
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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.

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

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

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

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

  • Mix well until the idlis are slightly crispy.

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