Healthy Spinach Idli Recipe (Steamed Spinach Savory Cake)

Steamed rice cakes made healthy by addition of spinach which will up your Iron content.

Jolly Makkar
Healthy Spinach Idli Recipe (Steamed Spinach Savory Cake)
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This Healthy Spinach Idli Recipe, Steamed Spinach Savory Cake is rich in protein, light, and a healthy dish. It is a good option for breakfast or evening snacks. It's very light on tummy & yummy to taste. This is quick and healthy breakfast as well as a low-calorie recipe for diet conscious folks.

Serve Healthy Spinach Idli Recipe (Steamed Spinach Savory Cake) with Kadale Chutney or Thakkali Vengayam Sambar Recipe (Tomato Onion Sambar) for a nice combination for breakfast. 

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Course: South Indian Breakfast
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

5 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

20 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Idli Dosa Batter
  • 2-3 cups Spinach , roughly chopped
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 pinch Garam masala powder
  • Cooking oil , to grease
  • 5-6 Cashew nuts , slit (optional)

How to make Healthy Spinach Idli Recipe (Steamed Spinach Savory Cake)

  1. To prepare Healthy Spinach Idli Recipe (Steamed Spinach Savory Cake), get ready with all ingredients. Wash the spinach leaves and keep aside.

  2. Blanch them in hot water for 3 minutes. When cooled, puree them in a mixer/blender.

  3. Pour a cup of idli batter in a mixing bowl and transfer the spinach puree into the bowl, and add salt, red chilli powder, garam masala and mix well with a fork.

  4. Grease the idli molds in idli steamer using oil, put a spoonful of the batter into idli molds, add a piece of cashew nut on top of the batter and steam for 10 to 12 minutes or till the idlis are cooked.

  5. Cool a bit and de-mould the Steamed Spinach Savory Cakes with the help of spoon, or smooth side of a knife.

  6. Serve Healthy Spinach Idli Recipe (Steamed Spinach Savory Cake) with Kadale Chutney or Thakkali Vengayam Sambar Recipe (Tomato Onion Sambar) for a nice combination for breakfast.

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