Mixed Vegetable Idli

A healthy and Nutritious idli. This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Mixed Vegetable Idli
Main Ingredients Parboiled Rice, Carrot
Cuisine Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 5-6 hour
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Mixed Vegetable Idli

  • 1 cup Parboiled Rice
  • 1/2 cup Carrot
  • 1 medium Carrot grated
  • 4-5 French beans chopped
  • 2-3 florets Cauliflower grated
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 7-8 Black peppercorns crushed
  • 2 tablespoons Oil


  1. Wash and soak the rice and urad dal separately for at least four hours.
  2. Drain and grind dal to a fine paste and rice to a coarse paste using very little water. Mix both the pastes and add sufficient water to make a batter of dropping consistency.
  3. Add salt and allow it to ferment for four to five hours or overnight, covered, in a warm place.
  4. Heat sufficient water in a steamer. Add the vegetables, coriander leaves and crushed black peppercorns to the fermented batter. Mix well.
  5. Lightly grease the idli moulds with oil. Pour a spoonful of batter into each mould. Place the idli mould in the steamer and steam for ten to fifteen minutes.
  6. Serve hot with a coconut chutney.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1375
Carbohydrates 226.5
Protein 41.2
Fat 33.7
Other Fiber Zinc- 3.6mg