Recipe of the day: Tasty stuffed idli

Recipe of the day: Tasty stuffed idli

Here is an easy recipe of stuffed idli, which is spicy and flavoursome. The 'meaty' goodness adds a surprise twist to your regular breakfast dish.


3 tbsp coconut oil

1 cup onion (finely chopped)

1 tsp ginger (finely chopped)

1 tsp garlic (finely chopped)

1 tsp green chillies (finely chopped)

1 tbsp chilli powder

2 tbsp coriander powder

½ tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp meat masala powder

1 tsp pepper powder

½ kg minced meat

Salt as required

1 tbsp vinegar

Water as required

1 litre idli batter


Heat oil in a pan

Add finely chopped onions, ginger, garlic and green chillies

Sauté well

Add chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, meat masala powder and pepper powder into it

Sauté until the powders are roasted and releases its aroma

Into it add the minced meat, vinegar, salt and water as required

Cook until the water gets reduced and the meat is soft and coated with the masala

Rub some oil on the idli vessel

Pour half spoon of idli batter

Place the meat mixture on the centre

Pour some more batter over it

Steam the idlis until they are perfectly cooked through

Serve hot with chutney or sauces.

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