TriColor Idli / Dosa - Republic Day Special

Patriotism within us is one of the strongest thing that makes us unite wherever we may be. People in India or out of India always want to pass on the patriotism through generations. I made a trick with my son with this Tricolor Idli or Dosa to teach the 3 colors of our Indian National Flag. And it worked Now he is saying Indian National flag has three colors Saffron, White and Green. Make this Tricolor idli to teach your Kids about our national Flag.

Tri Color Idli

YIELD – 4cups


Idli Batter - 3 cups
Carrot - 1
Coriander leaves chopped - 1 cup
Chilli powder - (Optional)
Salt - as per taste


  1. Grate the carrots.
  2. Chop the coriander leaves.
  3. Mix a little salt and chilli powder (Optional) to the carrots and coriander leaves).
  4. Heat water in a steamer.
  5. Grease the idli moulds.
  6. Pour idli batter to 3/4th of the idli moulds.
  7. Spread the carrots on the first 1/3rd portion of the idli batter.
  8. Spread coriander leaves on the last 1/3rd of the idli batter.
  9. Place the idli moulds inside the steamer and close it.
  10. Steam it for 5 to 10 minutes.
  11. Once ready serve it with coconut chutney.
Tricolor Dosa


  • U can also spread shredded cabbage to the middle 1/3rd portion of the idli batter to get the white part to make a more healthy idli.
  • You can also make Dosa with the same method.

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Happy Independence day. Nice colorful idli, love the idea

nice idea..... Happy Independence Day...

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