Spinach Idli


Idli Batter
2-3 cups Spinach , roughly chopped
1 tsp Red Chilli powder
1/4 tsp pinch garam masala
Salt to taste
Oil to grease
5-6 Cashew nuts, slit (optional)


Wash the spinach leaves and boil them in hot water for 3 minutes. When cooled, puree them in a mixer/blender.
Pour a cup of idli batter in a mixing bowl and transfer the spinach puree into the bowl, add salt, red chilli powder, garam masala and mix well with a fork.
Grease the idli moulds in idli steamer using oil, put a spoonful of the batter into idli moulds, add a piece of cashew nut on top of the batter (optional) and steam till the idlis are cooked.
Cool a bit and de-mould the idlis with the help of spoon, or smooth side of a knife.
Serve the idlis with coconut chutney and/or sambar for a nice combination for breakfast.

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