Mini Spinach Idlis

Mini Spinach Idlis

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A quick and easy breakfast option, if you have idli batter ready on hand. These nice-looking green idlis are full of the goodness of spinach, and have a semi-spicy twang too, thanks to the green chilli paste. Since they are made in a convenient mini format, you can even serve these Mini Spinach Idlis as a snack along with tea, with an array of colourful chutneys to add to the excitement. Or, you can serve in little bowls topped with chilled curds or steaming sambhar. Trust your imagination to come up with innovative serving options.

Mini Spinach Idlis recipe - How to make Mini Spinach Idlis

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     32Makes 32 mini idlis
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1/2 cup readymade idli batter
2 tbsp spinach purée
1/2 tsp green chilli paste
salt to taste
oil for greasing

For Serving
coconut chutney

  1. Combine all the ingredients along with approx. 1 tbsp of water in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Put spoonfuls of the batter into greased mini idli moulds and steam in a steamer for 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. Repeat with the remaining batter to make more mini idlis.
  4. Serve hot with coconut chutney.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per mini idli
Energy7 cal
Protein0.1 g
Carbohydrates0.4 g
Fiber0.1 g
Fat0.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2.6 mg


Mini Spinach Idlis
 on 02 Apr 17 11:06 PM

This recipe is unique for me, I gave it a try and these mini idlis came out very well. I served coconut chutney with these idlis for breakfast. Thank you for sharing this healthy recipe.
Tarla Dalal
04 Apr 17 11:49 AM
   Thanks for the feedback. We are delighted the recipe worked for you.
Mini Spinach Idlis
 on 21 May 14 04:46 PM

like the spinach and moong dal idli that you already have on your site... even this is an interesting recipe .. and so simple to make... it just gives a great variation to the regular idlis... also making it healthy by adding spinach to it...