Onion Idli

Onion Idli
Spicy Idlis

Blog:       Author: Lakshmi Grandhim
Preparation time : 10min             Mixing Time : 5mins       Total Time Taken : 25min
              Makes :  12 idlis                         

200g : Prepared Idli Batter
             2 num: Onions
 2 tsp : Green Chili paste
1 tbsp: Coriander leaves
    1tsp: Curry leaves
    1tsp: Oil
    1tsp : Chanadal
    1tsp : Uriddal

Method :
1.       Chop onions, curry leaves and coriander leaves into fine pieces.  
2.       Grind green chili with little salt to smooth paste.
3.      Heat oil in a pan and add mustard. When mustard stops popping, add chanadal and urid dal. Fry till they turn golden brown. Add onions, curry leaves and coriander leaves.  
4.      Fry onions for 1 minute. Switch off the stove and let the mixture cool. Add prepared idli batter and little salt.  
5.      Mix the batter well. Pour the batter into idli moulds and steam cook for 15 minutes.   
6.      Serve with coconut chutney.

1.       You can add vegetables along with onions. I add grated carrot, frozen green peas sometimes.   
2.       If you do not like onions, just add chili paste and make khara idlis.  


FH said...

Hi L! Love reading your MeMe!:))
Nimma FIL tumba olleyavaru annisutte,nanna FIl agidre uppitanna mukada mele esedu bido antavaru!!:D
You have learnt now,look at those idlis,looks mouthwatering.Good job.

Lakshmi said...

Hi Ashaji, nanna FIL and MIL really good in this matter. After that incidence I have always QC'd food before it is served to guests.

Roopa said...

laskhmi oh lovely meme.... my in lwas too they have a good humoiur the similar way. the iddilis looks delicious.... nice version. you too grow plants good. Here in sembawang i don't get enaough sunlight so bad :0. my chillis and tulsi atleast have a good place inside my living room....;)


hahaha...ur upma incident is really hilarious ....and the idli's i have already tried ..they taste yum! I will also post my meme soon enough ...thanks for tagging me :-)

Lakshmi said...

@ Roopa, We receive good sunlight and all my plants have grown well. Omme Zoo inda dasavala gidada kaddi tandu hakiddu superagi bandide. Dina 5-6 hoovu biduthe devara poojege sarihoguthe.

Lakshmi said...

@ Spice of Life, Will wait for you to publish your MeMe.

Sharmi said...

hey that was a cute meme!! I like your onion idly. very new though.

Lakshmi said...

@ Sharmi, thanks a bunch Sharmi. Onion Idlis taste yumm, its my hubby's fav. Do give a try.

Richa said...

that's funny, uppitu without salt :)
onion idli looks good.

Lakshmi said...

@ Richa,
Onion Idli tastes good too. Give a try!

Naina Sudarshan said...

onion idli sounds good....bored of eating same idlis...this will be a change i guess. would definitely try this..... thanks.

Lakshmi said...

@ Dr.Naina,
Do give a try, it tastes yummm... Keep visiting for more recipes.

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kitchen queen said...

Hi ur onion idli is vry delicious and mouth watering. You can visit my blog view my recipes and give ur comments.

nanditha said...

I tried your onion idli today,came out well.Thanks.....

Lakshmi said...

Thanks for trying them Nandita.