How to make Stuffed Idlis-SK Khazana -

These stuffed idlis make an interesting snack

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Idli batter, Medium potatoes

Cuisine : South Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Stuffed Idlis-SK Khazana

Stuffed Idlis-SK Khazana Recipe Card


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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Stuffed Idlis-SK Khazana Recipe

  • Idli batter 2 cups

  • Medium potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed 2-3

  • Oil 1 tablespo

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida (hing) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves shredded 1 teaspoon

  • Green chilli finely chopped 1

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds and sauté till the seeds splutter.

Step 2

Add asafoetida and curry leaves, mix and let the leaves crackle. Add green chillies, ginger and garlic, mix and sauté well.

Step 3

Add potatoes and mix. Add salt, turmeric powder and coriander leaves and mix well. Add some water, mix, cover and cook till the mixture dries. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

Step 4

Heat sufficient water in a steamer.

Step 5

Half fill greased idli moulds fitted on a stand with the idli batter. Put some cooked mixture over the batter and top with some more batter.

Step 6

Place the stand in the steamer, cover and steam for 8-10 minutes.

Step 7

Take the moulds out of the steamer and let them stand for a while. Demould the idlis and serve hot with coconut chutney.

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