Cabbage Idli

Cabbage Idli

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Cabbage idly is prepared as a side dish in mangalore. Good to taste as most of us like idly. Best for children as they need to be pampered a lot to eat veggies.

Cabbage Idli recipe - How to make Cabbage Idli

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 to 4 idlis
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1/2 cup toovar (arhar) dal
1/2 cup long grained rice (basmati)
1/4 cup freshly grated coconut
10 whole dry kashmiri red chillies
1 tbsp tamarind water
1 cup finely chopped cabbage
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
salt to taste
oil for greasing

  1. Clean,wash and soak toovar dal and rice together for 2 hours.
  2. Combine the coconut, red chillies and tamarind in a mixer and blend into a coarse paste by adding little water.
  3. Add the toovar dal and rice and blend again into a medium consistency paste.
  4. Add the salt and blend in a mixer again.
  5. Transfer the ground masala into a bowl and add cabbage and onions and mix well.
  6. Pour the mixture into greased idli moulds and steam in a steamer for 25 minutes.
  7. Serve hot by sprinkling oil while eating.