Coriander Idli

A breakfast dish made with idli batter and coriander leaves.

Coriander Idli

Recipe by S Kamala
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Course: BreakfastCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy


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A breakfast dish made with idli batter and coriander leaves.


  • 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

  • Asafoetida 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


  • Add coriander leaves, ginger and green chilli with a pinch of salt in a mixie and coarsely grind it.
  • Add this to the idli batter.
  • In a kadai put the oil and when it is hot add mustard. When it pops up, add the dhals, asafoetida 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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