Stuffed Idli Recipe

Here is a delicious, quite filling idli recipe that can be enjoyed as a snack or the main dish. Learn how to make stuffed idli.

  • 2 cup semolina (suji)
  • 1 cup sour curd (dahi)
  • 1/2 tsp salt (namak)
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds (rai)
  • 10-12 curry leaves (kadi patta)
  • 1 tsp meetha soda
  • 2 tsp oil

For Stuffing :

  • 1 cup pea seeds (matar)
  • 1/2 tsp salt (namak)
  • 1/2 tsp red chilly powder (lal mirch)
  • a pinch turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder (dhania)
  • 1 tsp oil
How to make stuffed idli:
  1. Mix salt and dahi in suji and make a thick batter using water.
  2. Cover it and leave for 1 hour.
  3. Boil alu, peel and mash properly.
  4. Boil matar also and mash them.
  5. Heat oil in a pan and add alu, matar, namak, lal mirch, haldi anddhania powder and fry for a minute.
  6. Now heat oil again and crackle rai, curry leaves in it.
  7. Then add meetha soda.
  8. Add this to the idli mixture.
  9. Now grease idli mold with oil and put a little of the above mixture in it.
  10. Then put alu mixture.
  11. Then again put idli mixture to cover the stuffing.
  12. Boil 2 glass water in a pressure cooker and place idli mould init.
  13. Cover it and let it whistle.
  14. Cook at high flame for 10 minutes and then remove it from the flame.
  15. Open it and take out idli mould after 2 minutes.
  16. Serve hot idlis with coconut chutney and sambar.