Saturday, August 15, 2015

Thiranga idli...Happy 69th independence day!

Happy Independence Day!

A very Happy Independence to all the reader’s of this blog. Thank you so much for all the people who supporting this blog. 

Our Mother India is going to celebrate 69th Independence on 15 August,so I thought to post the recipe of tri-coloured idli which is made without putting any edible color...its yummy, delicious and nutritious ...I am sure you will enjoy to share it with your friends and family :)

Idli Batter*- 11/2 litre,fermented overnight.
3 pinch of baking soda - Baking Soda

For the Green idli
1/4 cup Coriander leaves
10-12 Mint leaves
2 Green chillies
3-4 Garlic cloves
1'inch Ginger,chopped
1tsp lemon juice

For the orange Idli
2 carrots,grated
1tsp red chilly powder
1/2 tsp lemon juice


  • First the prepare the Green idli paste by grinding all the ingredients to a fine paste and keep aside.
  • For the orange paste, grind the red chilly powder, grated orange and lemon juice grind it to a coarse paste and keep aside
  • Now separate the idli batter into 3 portions ie 1/2 litre each.
  • Add green paste to one portion  of the batter and a pinch of baking soda, mix it well.
  • Now add the orange paste to the 2nd portion of the batter and a pinch of soda,give a nice mix and keep it aside
  • Finally add a pinch of soda to the last portion of the batter,mix it well.
Final procedure:
  • Boil 3cups of water in a idli steamer.
  • Grease desired shaped mould with ghee or coconut oil.
  • First fill the mould with green coloured batter and let it steam for about 2 minutes on high heat.
  • Now open the lid and pour the plain idli batter and steam again for 2 minutes.
  • Finally pour the orange coloured batter and steam for about 8-10 minutes depending on the size of the mould.
  • Serve hot with chutney or sambar.