Deep's Quick Bread Idli

Deep's Quick Bread Idli

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An interesting twist to the traditional idlis which can be served as a quick breakfast or snack.

Deep's Quick Bread Idli recipe - How to make Deep's Quick Bread Idli


Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 5 idlis
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5 slices bread
2 large potatoes , boiled and mashed
1/2 cup curds (dahi)
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper powder
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste

For The Tempering
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
few curry leaves (kadi patta)

  1. Cut out cirles from the bread slices with the help of a cookie cutter.
  2. Add salt, pepper and green chilli to the mashed potatoes and mix well.
  3. Divide the mixture into 5 equal portions and add 2 tbsp of water to curds and mix well.
  4. Heat the oil in a non stick tava and spread each portion of potato on one side of each slice of bread.
  5. Place the idlis with the bread side facing up and spread little curd on each idli and cook on a slow flame for 5 minutes.
  6. For the tempering, heat the oil in a small pan and add the mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  7. When the seeds crackle, pour the tempering over idlis.
  8. Serve hot.