stuffed masala idli

Stuffed Idli Recipe – Aloo Stuffed Idli – Potato Masala Stuffed Idli

Stuffed Idli Recipe – Aloo Stuffed Idli – Potato Masala Stuffed Idli

Aloo masala stuffed idli is a delicious and perfect snack recipe filled with spicy potato stuffing that everyone will surely like eating! We all often relish eating the rawa idlis with sambar or chutney. But if you are bore of having the same idli recipe again and again and this recipe of masala potato stuffed idli is surely perfect for you. We have stuffed the idlis with a spicy-zingy mashed potatoes filling, which takes the taste of idlis to another level.

These delectable idlis are super easy to make and healthier. Stuffed potato idli have a unique taste and are incomparable to any other savory snack. The masala aloo stuffing is perked up with common flavoring ingredients like garam masala, coriander, mango powder and so on, giving it a peppy flavor which is just perfect for this idlis. Serve these a snack or breakfast with side assortment of chutney or dip and make everyone drool for more and more. Here, this simple and easy recipe of aloo masala idli will help you make perfect idlis at your home. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Peel the boiled potatoes and crumble them finely in a bowl.

stuffed masala idli recipeMaking:

Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan or wok for preparing the stuffing. When the oil is sufficiently hot, add mustard seeds to it and let the seed crackle. Keep the flame low to prevent spices from browning.

stuffed aloo masala idli
When the seeds crackle, add 8 to 10 curry leaves to the pan as well, followed by ½ inch piece (finely chopped), 1 green chilly (finely chopped), 1 tsp coriander powder, less than ¼ tsp turmeric powder and sauté the masala for a while.

stuffed aloo masala idli
Now add green peas to the masala and sauté for a while in the masala. Let the peas get tender. Later add crumbled potatoes in the pan. Press the potatoes with a spatula making it finer. stuffed aloo masala idli recipe
Add the remaining spices as well to the wok. Start with adding, 1/3 tsp dry mango powder, followed by ¼ tsp garam masala, ¼ tsp red chilly powder, ½ tsp salt or to taste and mix everything really well. Add some green coriander as well to the stuffing. Stuffing is now done and ready, transfer it to another bowl and let it cool down.

stuffed aloo masala idli recipe
Now for steaming the idlis, add 2 cups of water in a vessel which can hold the idli stand properly. Let the water simmer. You can also use a pressure cooker to steam the idlis.

stuffed aloo masala idli
Grease each mold with some oil. Now add ½ tsp salt or to taste in the batter and mix well. Make sure you don’t whisk the batter too much after adding salt to it as the batter will make it loose air bubbles from it and the idlis will not come out spongy.

stuffed masala idli recipe
Meanwhile prepare small flatten balls from the stuffing and place them on a plate. Now pour some amount of batter on each mold and place one stuffing ball over it and push downwards. Pour some more batter over the stuffing to cover it well. Use a spoon to cover the stuffing. Similarly fill all the molds with the batter. aloo stuffed masala idli recipe
After this arrange the molds on the stand and screw them up.

aloo stuffed masala idlis
When the water starts simmering and you see formation of steam in the vessel, place the idli stand inside it and let the idlis simmer for 10 to 12 minutes. Cover the vessel and keep the flame medium-high.

aloo stuffed masala idlis
12 minutes have passed, check the idlis. The idlis appear puffy and are cooked through. Take out the idli stand from the vessel but let them cool down a little. Use a towel to hold the molds if the mold is still hot.

aloo stuffed masala idlis
Now run a knife all around the idlis to separate it from mold and place them on a plate.

aloo stuffed masala idlisServing:

Lip smacking, mouth drooling aloo masala stuffed idlis are ready to be served. Serve these devouring potato stuffed masala idlis with green coriander chutney, coconut chutney, peanut chutney or any other chutney as per your desire.

stuffed masala idlis
Prepare these idlis for breakfast or pack them in tiffin or serve them in evening snacks and relish eating.

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Stuffed Idli Recipe - Aloo Stuffed Idli stuffed masala idli
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Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Idli batter – 1 bowl
  • Boiled potatoes – 2 (100 grams)
  • Green peas – ¼ cup
  • Green coriander – 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Green chilly – 1 (finely chopped)
  • Ginger – ½ inch piece (finely chopped)
  • Curry leaves – 8 to 10
  • Turmeric powder – less than ¼ tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Salt – 1 tsp or to taste
  • Red mustard seeds – ½ tsp
  • Red chilly powder – ¼ tsp
  • Garam masala – ¼ tsp
  • Mango powder – ⅓ tsp
Instructions
  1. Peel the boiled potatoes and crumble them finely in a bowl. Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan or wok for preparing the stuffing. When the oil is sufficiently hot, add mustard seeds to it and let the seed crackle. Keep the flame low to prevent spices from browning.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add 8 to 10 curry leaves to the pan as well, followed by ½ inch piece (finely chopped), 1 green chilly (finely chopped), 1 tsp coriander powder, less than ¼ tsp turmeric powder and sauté the masala for a while.
  3. Now add green peas to the masala and sauté for a while in the masala. Let the peas get tender. Later add crumbled potatoes in the pan. Press the potatoes with a spatula making it finer. Add the remaining spices as well to the wok. Start with adding, ⅓ tsp dry mango powder, followed by ¼ tsp garam masala, ¼ tsp red chilly powder, ½ tsp salt or to taste and mix everything really well. Add some green coriander as well to the stuffing. Stuffing is now done and ready, transfer it to another bowl and let it cool down.
  4. Now for steaming the idlis, add 2 cups of water in a vessel which can hold the idli stand properly. Let the water simmer. Grease each mold with some oil. Now add ½ tsp salt or to taste in the batter and mix well. Make sure you don’t whisk the batter too much after adding salt to it as the batter will make it loose air bubbles from it and the idlis will not come out spongy.
  5. Meanwhile prepare small flatten balls from the stuffing and place them on a plate.
  6. Now pour some amount of batter on each mold and place one stuffing ball over it and push downwards. Pour some more batter over the stuffing to cover it well. Use a spoon to cover the stuffing. Similarly fill all the molds with the batter. After this arrange the molds on the stand and screw them up.
  7. When the water starts simmering and you see formation of steam in the vessel, place the idli stand inside it and let the idlis simmer for 10 to 12 minutes. Cover the vessel and keep the flame medium-high.
  8. minutes have passed, check the idlis. The idlis appear puffy and are cooked through. Take out the idli stand from the vessel but let them cool down a little. Use a towel to hold the molds if the mold is still hot. Now run a knife all around the idlis to separate it from mold and place them on a plate.
  9. Lip smacking, mouth drooling aloo masala stuffed idlis are ready to be served. Serve these devouring potato stuffed masala idlis with green coriander chutney, coconut chutney, peanut chutney or any other chutney as per your desire. Prepare these idlis for breakfast or pack them in tiffin or serve them in evening snacks and relish eating.

 

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