Here is a delicious Lunch Box of Idli and Chutney and we are sure your kids will love them. In this Thengai Milagai Podi Idli, mini idlis are made of moong dal and is tossed in a thengai milagai podi and served with refreshing coriander chutney. Watermelon is packed along with the idli to bring some freshness to the meal and add nutrition as well. You can pack any seasonal fruit of your choice as well.
Idli is steamed and so it makes them super healthy. Also idli batter can be made and stored in the fridge. On day 1 make idlis and day 2 make dosas with the same batter. Moong dal idlis are super simple to make. Equal proportion of rice and yellow moong dal is used making these idlis super nutritious.
Thengai milagai podi has the goodness of dals and coconut in it. Make it less spicy to suit your kids taste. This podi has a great texture and crunch and is packed with flavours. Moong dal mini idlis when tossed in the podi makes a mouthwatering combination on its own but tastes best with a fresh coriander coconut chutney.
Coriander coconut chutney packed into the lunch box is super simple to make and is a good way to get the nutritious coriander added to your kids diet. Did you know that coriander is rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin K and protein. Fresh lemon juice added to the coriander chutney also give a good tangy taste and more Vitamin C.
Fresh seasonal fruit is one of the best food to add to a kids lunch box. We have packed watermelon which is great for summer as it has a high water content.
So do try this kids Lunch box and let us know how you like it.
Moong Dal Idli With Thengai Milagai Podi Recipe is a quick,easy, healthy. Soft spongy idlis made of moong dal and rice are tossed in a spicy, tangy and crunchy thengai milagai podi made up of dry coconut, red chillies, tamarind, channa and urad dal.
This is a protein packed nutrient rich dish which is ideal to be packed into your kids lunch box
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Idli recipes such as:
- Mini Idli Manchurian Recipe
- Mini Idli Upma Recipe (Steamed Rice Cake Stir Fry)
- Karuveppilai Podi Idli
A refreshing and tasty coconut chutney with fresh coriander makes a great chutney and goes well with nay idli or dosa.
Try some of our other favourite Chutney recipes:
- Coconut Chutney Recipe- For Idli And Dosa
- Tomato Onion Chutney Recipe - Thakkali Vengayam Chutney
- Zucchini Thogayal (Tangy and Spicy Zucchini Chutney)