Customer Recipe

Moong Dal Spinach Idli

moong dal and spinach idli
  • Prep Time10 min
  • Cook Time20 min
  • Total Time30 min
  • Serving Size3


      • 1/2 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram), soaked for 3 hours, and drained
      • 3/4 cup blanched and roughly chopped spinach
      • 3 green chillies, roughly chopped
      • 1 tablespoon fresh low-fat curds
      • Salt to taste
      • 1/2 teaspoon fruit salt
      • 1/4 teaspoon oil for greasing

    Preparation Method:

      1. Combine the yellow moong dal, spinach, and green chillies and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste without using any water.
      2. Transfer the mixture into a bowl, add the curds and salt and mix well.
      3. Just before steaming, add the fruit salt to the batter and pour 2 tsp water over it.
      4. When the bubbles form, mix gently.
      5. Grease the idli molds using oil, put spoonfuls of the batter into idli molds and steam in a steamer for 10 to 12 minutes or till the idlis are cooked.
      6. Cool slightly, demould and serve immediately with sambhar and healthy coconut chutney.
    Now tasty Moong dal and spinach idli are ready to serve.