How to make Idli Shashlik -

Idli pieces sautéed with molagapodi, skewered onto satay sticks with capsicum and onion cubes and served with green chutney.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Idlis (इडली), Butter (मक्खन )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Idli Shashlik

Idli Shashlik Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Idli Shashlik Recipe

  • Idlis steamed, readymade 8

  • Butter 2 teaspoons

  • molagapodi powder 1 teaspoon

  • Onion cut into cubes and layers separated 1 teaspoon

  • Green capsicum diced 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chutney as required


Step 1

Trim 2 opposite sides of each idli and cut into 4 equal pieces.

Step 2

Heat 1 teaspoon butter in a non-stick pan. Add idli pieces and sauté for 30 seconds. Add molagapodi powder, mix and cook for 1 minute.

Step 3

Heat remaining butter in another non-stick pan. Add onion and sauté for 1 minute. Add capsicum and mix.

Step 4

Add salt and sauté for 30 seconds. Remove from heat and cool.

Step 5

Skewer 1 capsicum cube, 1 onion cube and 1 idli piece alternately onto satay sticks till all the ingredients are used.

Step 6

Put some chutney in individual short glasses. Place one skewer in each and serve immediately.

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