Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Masala stuffed idli

Idli batter
Potato stuffing

For Idli batter
Rice 2 cups
Urad dal -1/2 cup

Wash rice & urad dal nicely and soak it for eight hours and grind it.  Mix batter well and allow it to  ferment  overnight.

For stuffing
Potato - 2 to 3 medium sized
Onion - 1 small (finely chopped)
Green peas - ¼ cup
Turmeric powder - ¼ tps
Red chili powder - ½ tsp
Coriander powder -  2 tsp
Garam masala -  ¼ tps (Optional)
Salt to taste

Boil the potatoes, peel and mash the potatoes and keep it aside.  Add chopped  onions and fry until they change its  color.   Add boiled fresh or frozen peas and fry well.   Add turmeric, red chili powder, salt and mashed potato into it  and give a nice stir and cook it for few minutes.   Add coriander to it and mix properly and keep it aside to cool down.   Make small  sized balls out of the mixture and flatten them and keep aside.

Grease the idli plates with oil and fill it with idli batter until half full. Add one tbs of the prepared stuffing and then add some more batter on top.   Steam cook for 10 minutes or until its cooked nicely.

Serve with chutmey.

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