CABBAGE STUFFED IDLIES











This is an interesting and delicious twist in making normal idlis. 


Ingredients:
 
Idli batter  three cups
Cabbage pieces two cups
Mustard seeds one spoon
Shallotsfive chopped
Curry leaves five nos
Peanut oil one spoon
Green chilly one
Cilantro leaves finely chopped
Salt to taste
Water required half a cup
Shredded coconut one tablespoon

Procedure:

Chop the cabbage into fine pieces.
Heat the pan with oil over a medium flame.
Add mustard seeds to splutter.
Once it starts to crackle, add shallots, green chilly and curry leaves.
Saute for a while until the shallots turn transparent.
Add cabbage and salt.
Sprinkle water.
Close the pan with the lid and allow to cook for five minutes over a low flame.
Add shredded coconut and cilantro chops.
Mix well in low flame and set aside.

Now heat the idli steamer with three cups of water. Bring to boil.
Pour one tablespoon of idli batter into each greased idli moulds.
Add one spoon of the cooked cabbage fry or porial over the batter.
Now pour another tablespoon of idli batter over the cabbage evenly.
Close the steamer and allow to cook for ten minutes over a medium flame.
Remove from the flame and allow to cool for two seconds.
Demould the idlis from the idli mould using a spoon. 

Now the cabbage stuffed idlis are ready to have with coconut chutney.


The softness of idlis with the nice aroma of cabbage stuffed in them makes the idlis as delicious delight.











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