How to make Pear Idli Sandwich -

Pear idli sandwich presented in 2 style

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Mummy Ka Magic.

Main Ingredients : Red pear (लाल नाश्पाति), Green pear (हरी नाश्पाती)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Pear Idli Sandwich

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Pear Idli Sandwich Recipe

  • Red pear 1/2

  • Green pear 1/2

  • Readymade idli batter as required

  • Idlis steamed 2 plain

  • Oil for deep-frying and greasing

  • Tomato deseeded and finely chopped 1/2 small

  • Onion finely chopped 1/2 small bunches

  • Green bell pepper finely chopped 1/4

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Cream cheese for spread

  • Cucumber cut into roundels 1/2 medium

  • Tomato cut into roundels 1/2 medium


Step 1

Grease idli mould with some oil. Heat some water in the steamer, cover and bring to boil.

Step 2

Discard stem and bottom of the red pear, finely chop and transfer in a bowl. Add chopped tomato, onion, green bell pepper, salt and crushed peppercorns and mix.

Step 3

Put a spoonful of the batter in the greased moulds, put some chopped pear-vegetable mixture on top and cover it with some more batter.

Step 4

Place the stand in the steamer and steam idlis for 5-10 minutes or till done. Remove from heat and cool.

Step 5

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 6

Slice the plain idlis into half and deep-fry them in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 7

Discard stem and bottom of remaining green pear and cut into roundel. Place the fried idlis on the worktop and spread some cream cheese on them. Place a cucumber roundel, a tomato roundel and a pear roundel on 2 fried idlis.

Step 8

Sprinkle some salt and crushed peppercorns on top, cover each with remaining fried idlis and insert a toothpick in the center.

Step 9

Demould the steamed idli sandwiches using a spoon. Pile them on a serving platter and insert a satay stick in the center. Place fried idli sandwiches and serve hot with chutney and sambhar.

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