Monday, July 02, 2012

Masala Idly / Idly Sandwich:

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Masala Idly  or Idly Sandwich:
Masala Idly is a healthy & tasty Indian breakfast recipe that can be prepared very easily.  It tastes absolutely yummy than plain Idlies.
Children like to have this spicy variation for lunch box,  in the name of Idly sandwich. 
In this recipe, the masala filling is prepared and stuffed inside the idly batter and steam cooked. 
Tingle your tastebuds with this traditional, mouthwatering  Masala  Idly  recipe,  that’s sure to be an instant hit in your family too..:)
Ingredients:
  • Idly batter                     - 1 cup
A. For Potato Masala:
  • Potatoes                       - 2 to 3 medium sized
  • Oil                                - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard                        - ¼ tsp
  • Hing/ asafetida              - a pinch
  • Split urad dal                - ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves                  - few leaves
  • Onion sliced                  - ½ cup
  • Green chilly                   - 1 or 2
  • Garlic                            - 2 to 3
  • Turmeric pwd                - ¼ tsp
  • Salt to taste
Method:
You can check out the easy preparation of authentic Idly batter  recipe  here..!
A. To Prepare Potato Masala:
  1. Wash and pressure cook the potatoes till soft & cooked.
  1. Peel the skin and mash the contents.
  1. Heat oil in a wok / kadai.
  2. Temper with mustard, hing, cumin, urad dal and curry leaves.
  1. Add finely sliced onion, green chilly, garlic and fry till ltransculent.
  1. Add turmeric pwd, salt and continue sauting for  few minutes.

     7. Add ¼ cup water and allow to boil
  1. Add the mashed potatoes, mix well and cook for 2 to 3 minute.
  1. Once the masala attains thick consistency, remove from flame.
  2. Allow to cool.
  1. Healthy filling is ready.
B. To Prepare Masala Idly:
  1. Keep the idly batter & potato stuffing ready.
  1. Grease idly plates with oil
  1. Pour a single layer of batter to it.
  1. Top it with spoonful of potato masala.
  1. Now cover it with idly batter.
  1. Steam  cook for 10 to 12 mins.
  1. Allow to cool & take the masala idlies from the plate. 

Masala Idlies or Idly Sandwich is ready..!

  1. Yummy & healthy breakfast menu is ready to enjoy with  Red  chutey  Sambar.
 Note:
  • For filling, instead of regular  Potato  masala,  we can use any veg masala ( like carrot, cabbage etc, ) or even  paneer  can be used.
Similar Recipes 
·       Sambar Idly
·       Masala Dosa
·       Kanchipuram Idly
·       How to make Soft Idly
·       Rava Dosa  &  Arachuvitta Sambar

68 comments:

  1. Lovely idea of masala idlis,yummy brekfast!!

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  2. Excellent idea. Mouthwatering recipe. Perfectly made. very new to me, surely try it.

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  3. stuffed masala idli looks so yummy n inviting...very nice idea too!!
    Spicy Treats

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  4. wow!!! awesome... really have to try it ...

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  5. kids will love these idlis :)

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  6. Amazing idlis. You are a great cook Jay.

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  7. as always great recipe jay

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  8. hi jay, never seen this before, they look so pretty too. bookmarked with thanks- love the spicy potatoes.
    have a nice day

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  9. thanks for your valuable feedback friends..
    have a lovely day..:)

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  10. Very innovative! Great for lunch box, travel and picnic food. No mess of chutney!

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  11. I superlike masala idlis, they look very tempting

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  12. Lovely idlis and nice clicks :)

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  13. What an innovative idea. Sounds yummy.

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  14. Good One !
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  15. What a great idea to stuff the idlies!!! Love it!

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  16. Very interesting recipe.

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  17. You make recipes look so easy :) love this one

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  18. wonderful idea jay.. they look so yummy and filling..

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  19. It looked so good and nice.

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  20. Lovely idea of making masala idli. best lunch box idea

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  21. lovely snack for the lunch box!healthy too.

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  22. Realy yummy idlis Jay...

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  23. Masala idly looks yummy. It will try it soon.

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  24. cute and delicious stuffed idli..my favourite!

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  25. Very yummy idli... perfect without side dish

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  26. Wow jay what an idea to make masala idli. I am a bigggggggg fan of your recipes.

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  27. Superb nice fiiling..Idli's make overs !

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  28. very innovative.. looks perfectly made..

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  29. Innovative idli recipe! Looks Yummy
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  30. Nice idea and recipe. Idlis look yummmmm!

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  31. i love this recipe :) looks delicious!

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  32. Idly looks lovely.. I love the coffee behind it....

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  33. looks so yummy!!!

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  34. Lovely n yummy masala stuuffed idly...

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  35. Am I right to say u like the colour Orange? I seem to be seeing a lot of this colour in your post. Hahaha!

    Hey dear, these are some cool masala! So different from those found in shops here.

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  36. Great for a packed lunch

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  37. Stuffed idlis look really good...perfect for kid's lunch box

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  38. Innovative recipe ! delicious

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  39. Nice twist to regular idli..just love it!

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  40. Surely gonna try this....i tried your onion samosaand it was simply superb...

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  41. Mouthwatering here, wat a terrific and super tempting stuffed idlis.

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  42. it looks fantastic.. mouthwatering

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  43. Mmm.. this is so yummy and very colourful. Well done!

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  44. :p I am drooling! so soft idlies with tempting accompaniments! :p

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  45. Thanks for your precious time & wonderful feedback..
    I'd love to hear from you..;)

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  46. Thanks for the try Asmath...glad you enjoyed the tasty recipe..:)

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  47. Yummy idlis with stuffing...Nicely explained..

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  48. My daughter loves this in lunch box, looks perfectly done!

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  49. You know it looks delicious, but I am not truly awake until around 10:00 a.m.....so I think I need to hire a cook....

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  50. Another tempting and very delicious dish ! Seriously , I wish I live near you so that I can try some of those great dishes that you've cooked ! lol

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  51. innovative idea jay. Yum potato masala idlis.

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  52. They looks stunning..loved them..

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  53. Very innovative & unique one. Patent this one dear....

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  54. wowwww.......lokks wonderful jay!

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  55. Hi Jay i have tried your KFC chicken recipe please visit my space
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  56. Those look so appetizing, Jay. Another winner!

    Keep writing...

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  57. loved the idea of filling masala inside idly. too good.. innovative and interesting one!!!
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  58. the idlis stuffed with the potato masala must be so yum. i make similar stuffed idlis but with grated veggies.

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  59. Such a nice recipe! Looks totally delish - thank you!

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  60. This looks quite delicious but I would never have the time to make that in the morning :( Diane

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  61. Looks so simple, but so delicious

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  62. WOW, WOW, WOOOOOOOOOOOOW, Those looks so DARN GOOD, i wish i was in the mood to cook that :D
    Will u send some to my way XD
    xx
    WOW, It looks amazing, I wish I could have a bite :p

    XXX
    Loly
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  63. good ,and innovative.

    i'm going to try this.

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  64. That is so innovative Jay! Will definitely try this one day for breakfast :)

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