Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Spinach Vegetable Idli N Oothappam


Ingredients
  1. Idly batter    2 cups
  2. Spinach    1 and 1/2 cup(finely chopped)
  3. Carrot   1 medium(dinely chopped)
  4. Beans   3-4 (finely chopped)
  5. Garlic   3-4 flakes(finely chopped)
  6. Ginger   1" piece finely chopped
  7. Mini Red n Orange Peppers   each one (finely chopped)(optional)   
  8. Onion   1/2 (finely chopped)
  9. Turmeric powder   a pinch
  10. Mustard seeds    1/4 tsp
  11. Urad dal    1 tsp
  12. Curry leaves    few finely chopped
  13. Oil    1-2 tsp
Method
  • Wash n finely chop all vegs n spinach n keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan,add mustard seeds wait till sputter n add urad dal, ginger n garlic fry lightly ot till urad dal turns golden color. 
  • Then add onions n curry leaves ,saute till onion turns pink and add all the vegs n stir for a minute. 
  • After that add turmeric powder,litle salt n stir everything well. 
  • Lastly add chopped spinach n stir well and turn off the stove. 
  • Now add the spinach n veg misture to the idly batter and mix well. 
  • Take idly mould n grease the mould with oil/ghee,and pour a ladle of batter and steam for 10-15 minutes or till done. 
  • Serve spinach vegetable idly with any chutney/sambar. 

Spinach Vegetable Oothappam

   I tried oothappam also with the same n same spinach veg topping...that was newly named by my kids as "Pizza Dosai" :)  they love the oothappam than Idly.
Heat a tawa/griddle,Pour 2 ladleful of batter and spread lightly n make thick crepes..and apply the same veg toppings all over the oothappam ,drizzle oil n cover it for a minute and open the lid and turn other side cook till crisp or done.Serve hot with desired chutney/sambar.

Note: you can also make puree of spinach n add to the batter along with sauted vegs.I didnt add so because my kids wont like the green color idly :)

Sending this recipe to the event  Dish It Out-Spinach and Garlic by Vardhini.




22 comments:

  1. lovely innovative idea with spinach n a healthy version,looks yum..

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  2. Healthy idli and oothappam... Would love to have it with tomato chutney...

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  3. Oh, both of your dishes are so colourful! This is a great way to feed the family carbohydrates and Iron at the same time. Great ideas! Thanks for your beautiful comment on my Biryani post.

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  4. Innovative and healthy recipes dear...

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  5. Wow .. getting very creative dear .. love it. Thanks for linking to the event.

    Vardhini
    Event: Dish it Out - Spinach and Garlic
    Event: Healthy Lunchbox Ideas - Broccoli

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  6. Woww wat a wonderful way to sneak greens and veggies, dosa and idly looks incredible and healthy..

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  7. very healthy and delicious idli's and uttapam's

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  8. wow!!they look colorful, nice recipes!!!

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  9. Nice way of using spinach !! both idlis and uthappam are yummy !!

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  10. Delicious and healthy recipe:)

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  11. wow very innovative and colourful receipe,healthy too.:-)sure will try.

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  12. I love this..both idli n oothappam loooks yumm

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  13. Lovely idli and this looks awesome:)

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  14. I always wonder how do you get these innovative ideas. Healthy and tasty Idli & Oothappam.

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  15. Its a wonderful innovative idea of making, soo tasty n halthy..

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  16. Takes the delightful idlis to another level altogether!!! They look so tempting!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  17. Thats a very nice idea to make spinach idlies and uthappam,looks delicious and healthy too!

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  18. Lovely delicious one. Love both of them.

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  19. Wow loved your idea of sneaking veggies.Iam sure this would make a perfect school lunch too.

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