Vegetable idlis are not only colorful and delicious but also very healthy. If you or your kids are bored of the regular idlis, try these colorful vegetable idlis for a change. Many parents have problem making their kids eat vegetables. By serving these idlis you can get your kids to eat vegetables. They taste amazing and your kids are sure to eat these colorful vegetable idlis. Today we will learn how to make vegetable idlis following this easy recipe.
Keep idli batter ready. Follow the instructions and prepare the idli batter as given in the link . Check out Idli Batter Recipe and tips.
Vegetables you can use – carrots, beans, sweet corn, cabbage, capsicum (all colors) and potatoes.
Finely chop all the vegetables and keep it ready. Skip green chillies when preparing for kids.
Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, when it splutters, add all the vegetables, salt needed and cook on medium flame for a few minutes stirring frequently. You do not have to cook it fully as we are going to steam it. Add coriander leaves and remove from heat.
After it cools, mix it with the idli batter. Take a ladle of batter and pour it in the idli molds.
Steam for 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Variations – You can add little garam masala powder, chilli powder and coriander powder for spicy vegetable idli.
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