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Sunday, September 25, 2011

Green Coriander Idli

This recipe gives a procedure for the preparation of Coriander Idli.U can try this recipe with Mint leaves if u need a variation and enjoy.This can be taken alone without any chutney .Here is the recipe. Enjoy cooking at home.Bon Appetit!.

Green Coriander Idli - Idli made with spicy coriander leaves paste
Ingredients:
1/2 kg Idli batter
1 bunch chopped coriander leaves
4 whole red chillies
gooseberry-sized tamarind
1 garlic flake
1 cm ginger piece
2 tbsp grated coconut
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp refined oil

Directions:
1.Heat oil in a non-stick kadai.
2.Add red chillies,coriander leaves,sambar onion,garlic flake and ginger piece one-by-one and saute for 3 mins only.
3.Add salt and mix well for a min.Turn off the flame.Allow it to cool.
4.Put this in a mixer grinder and grind them with little tamarind into a fine paste.
5.Mix this coriander paste with Idli batter till the paste spread evenly.
6.Pour this batter into greased idli plates and steam-cook for 7-8 mins without putting whistle.
7.Tasty Green Coriander Idlis are ready to be served.

Tips:
If U don't like the ground coriander masala to  be added to the Idli Batter,make the Idli stuffed the ground masala.U can do stuffed Idli with veg masala,chutney powder,grated coconut and sugar,dates and sugared  grated coconut, split besandal stuffing,banana and sugared  grated coconut etc.


Reposted here  for  'EP-Coriander-Cumin' Event hosted by Julie of Erivum Puliyum.


11 comments:

Saru Singhal said...

It's mouth watering, I love idlis...:)

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Thanks a lot Saru!.

Anand said...

Never heard this before.. seems interesting... shld ask my mom to make it :)

revathi said...

Lovley variation to the innocent idli... yummy:)
Reva

Kanchana Radhakrishnan said...

nice one.

Nalini's Kitchen said...

looks delicious...

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Thanks a lot Anand,revathi,Kanchana and Nalini for ur sincere views.Thanks again for dropping in.

M RAVI KUMAR said...

Good dish &good for kids,who don't like green leafy vegetables.

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Hi Ravikumar - Yes and thanks for dropping in.

Julie said...

Very interesting n healthy one,am falling in love with your cilantro recipes..Though the rule says only 2 posts from archive but still these are sure a keeper,dear..Can u just repost these,so that we follow the rule :-)I don't wish to delete them just for the sake of archived entries..
Please contribute your entries EP Series-Cilantro /Cumin Event

Erivum Puliyum

Rosh said...

Simply outstanding! Your recipes are always so creative and innovative :)

Chef Al dente On going event: Gimme GREEN!