Spinach Idli

Servings - 4
Difficulty Level - Easy
Preparation Time - 5 Mins
Cook Time - 15 mins


  • 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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