Coriander Idli


  • Idli batter – 1 big bowl (To make 6 idli)
  • Oil – 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Bengal gram dhal – 1 teaspoon
  • Urad dhal – 1 teaspoon
  • Asafotida Powder – a pinch
  • Cashew Nuts – few
  • Green chillies – 1 to 2
  • Fresh ginger – a small piece
  • Coriander leaves chopped – 4 to 5 tablespoons
  • Salt – a pinch


  1. Put coriander leaves, ginger and green chilli with a pinch of salt in a mixie and coarsely grind it.
  2. Add this to the idli batter.
  3. In a kadai put the oil and when it is hot add mustard. When it pops up, add the dhals, asafotida powder and fry till the dhals turn into light brown. Add this seasoning to the batter. Mix well and make idlies.


  1. really cool cooking

  2. Going to try it for tomorrow mam.thank u

  3. Kalaivani

    Thanks for the reciepe mam. Can we try this for night dinner or only suits for breakfast?

    • Eventhough Idli/dosa etc are mentioned as Breakfast recipes, these are now-a-days served for dinner too. You can very well try for dinner.

  4. Thanks for the reply mam. I made this recipe and got good feedback from my Inlaws.

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