How to Make Easy Vegetable Idli- Recipe on FirstCry Parenting

Easy Vegetable Idli

How do you get your little one to get sufficient nutrition in one meal without elaborate cooking? The answer is our recipe of the Vegetable Idli. The recipe is fairly simple and very healthy too. Steamed food is the healthiest breakfast option and this can be your family’s healthy staple.
Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
4 People 10-15 Minutes
 10 Minutes



  • 4 cups idli batter
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 cup vegetables of your choice – chopped/shredded/ground


Step 1

Pick vegetables of your choice. Cabbage, radishes, carrots, beans, capsicum, beetroots, corn kernels, peas etc are ideal. Chop and shred these vegetables and set aside.

Step 2

Heat the oil in a pan and mildly saute the chopped vegetables on a low flame. Do not completely cook them as the vegetables will be allowed to steam with the idlis.

Step 3

Mix the vegetables with the batter along with the salt.

Step 4

Pour the batter in the idli plates and steam in the idli pot for 10 to 15 min on a medium flame.

Step 5

Insert a tooth pick into one of the idlis, if the tooth pick comes out clean, then your idli is cooked perfectly.

Step 6

Serve with sambar or chutneys of your choice.

Nutritional Information

Calories 875 K cal
Proteins 26.5 g
2.9 g
Carbohydrates 181.0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 611 mg
Potassium 717 mg
*For frying, add approximately 10 grams of fat per serving at 9 Kcal/gm of fat.
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