Carrot & Cheese Filled Idli Recipe

Sandwich idlis with idli dosa batter and grated carrots and cheese in between the idlis

Archana Doshi
Carrot & Cheese Filled Idli Recipe
1699 ratings.

The Carrot & Cheese Filled Idli Recipe make a simple and yet healthy option of serving the Idlis to kids or even pack them into their lunch boxes. The addition of cheese along with the grated carrots, when steamed along with the idlis makes it light and delicious to eat too. You can even fill these idlis with a Masala Dosa Filling and it will taste just as good and wholesome. 

Serve the Carrot & Cheese Filled Idli Recipe along with Idli Milagai Podi, or Sambar and Tomato Onion Chutney for breakfast or even a light dinner.

If you like this twist to the idlis, try more idli recipes like

  1. Spicy Crunchy Masala Idli Recipe
  2. Stuffed Idli Ke Pakode Recipe
  3. Foxtail Millet Rava Idli Recipe
  4. Karuveppilai Podi Idli

Course: South Indian Breakfast
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

50 M


4 Servings


  • 3 cups Idli Dosa Batter
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese , grated
  • 1 cup Carrots (Gajjar) , grated

How to make Carrot & Cheese Filled Idli Recipe

  1. To begin making the Carrot & Cheese Filled Idli Recipe, we will first mix together grated carrot and cheese. Keep this aside.

  2. Preheat the Idli Steamer with water.

  3. Grease idli plates with a drop of two of sesame oil for each cavity. Fill in less than half of the idli batter in the moulds.

  4. Spoon in the carrot cheese mixture and spread it evenly on the batter later. Finally top this layer with another round of the Idli Batter to make a sandwich idli.

  5. Steam the idlis in an idli steamer for about 10 minutes on high heat and turn off the heat. After 10 minutes, the idlis should be steamed completely.

  6. Allow the steamed idlis to rest for a few minutes and remove them from the moulds and cut them into quarters.

  7. Serve the Carrot & Cheese Filled Idli Recipe along with Idli Milagai Podi, or Sambar and Tomato Onion Chutney for breakfast or even a light dinner.