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Vegetable Idli With Sambhar Recipe

Vegetable Idli 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. When it served with piping hot sambhar, makes a complete breakfast or an evening snack option.

Nutritional info

2 Chopped Tbsp(16.0 gm) Onion
0.25 Tsp(1.0 gm) Salt
2 Tbsp(26.0 gm) Rice
2 Tsp(14.0 gm) Cabbage
2 Tsp(8.0 gm) Urad Dal
2 Tsp(10.0 gm) Carrot
0.5 Tsp(1.0 gm) Jeera
1 Tsp(3.0 ml) Oil
  • Idli

    In a bowl add 1 tbsp boiled sweet corn, add black sesame seeds, 1/2 tbsp chopped tomato, 1/2 tbsp chopped onion, 1/2 tbsp chopped capsicum, 1/2 tbsp chopped carrot and water.

  • Grease tray with 1 tsp oil and pour batter into tray.

  • Put tray in idli stand and cover & cook.

  • Serve hot.

  • Sambhar

    To prepare sambhar, in a saucepan, add 1 tbsp tamarind pulp, 7 drumsticks, 1/4th cup each of diced capsicum, brinjal, and 3 tbsp chopped tomato.

  • Add 1 tsp sambhar powder, 1/4th tsp salt, 1 cup water, mix, and cook well.

  • Add 1/4th tsp haldi,1 cup cooked tur dal and mix well.

  • To temper sambhar, heat 1 tsp oil.

  • Add 1/4th tsp each of rai, hing, red chilly and 12 leaves of kadi patta.

  • Saute well, add tempering in the sambhar.

  • Garnish with 1 tsp chopped coriander leaves and 2 tsp grated fresh coconut.

  • Add mixed white and black sesame seeds and mix well.