Spinach Idli

Idlis are always a staple and ideal South Indian breakfast. The rice and lentil mixture provides good nutritional benefits. Added to this here i tried spinach idli and it is very simple too. Spinach is pasted with green chilli, ginger and mixed with batter to make green idli. Try this idea  to modify your regular Idli and send us feedback.

Spinach Idli

YIELD –8 Idli


Idli Batter-1 cup
Spinach-1/2 bunch
Green chilli-1(optional)
Salt to Taste


Spinach Idli

  1. Wash and chop spinach finely.
  2. Heat a fry pan, add oil, green chilli, ginger saute for a minute.
  3. Add spinach saute again for 2 minutes.
  4. Cool the spinach and make a smooth paste using mixer.
  5. Pour this spinach paste on to the batter and mix well.
  6. Pour a laddle of this batter in the Idli moulds and steam for 8-10 minutes.
  7. Serve hot spinach idli with Chutney.


DO YOU KNOW THE BENEFITS OF SPINACH??? Spinach are rich in vitamins, magnesium, iron and contains dietary fibers, omega-3 fatty acids. My 3 years old daughter got a big aversion to this greens, but she loves other veggies. I tried this spinach idli with her and she got impressed with the color, thats it she finished herself breakfast. As a mother i know you will also suffer with same situation and will be hunting for ways to heap the greens in their meal. Here in ezcookbook we will be providing with many recipes with great ideas to make your kids build strong with all nutrition intake and cooking is all about our innovative and creative ideas with little attention.


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