Thursday, January 27, 2011

Instant Cornmeal & Oats Idli

If u dont have usual idly batter, definitely we go for an instant version, for a change i tried out some instant idlies using cornmeal and rolled oats, they turned out super yummy,soft,extremely tasty at the same time healthy...When served with spicy coconut chutney,this idli tastes marvellous, needless to say that this prefect looking idlies are our favourite idlies now, we loved it..Sending to Satya's Twist the Traditional - Idli..

Cornmeal & Oats Idli

1/2cup Yellow cornmeal
1/2cup Rolled oats
1cup Sour yogurt
1/2tsp Mustard seeds +urad dal
1no Green chilly (chopped)
1/2tsp Eno Salt or Baking soda
Few cashew nuts
Few curry leaves
Oil
Salt

Heat few drops of oil, let splutters the mustard seeds,urad dal..add immediately the cashew nuts, chopped green chillies,curry leaves, fry until the cashews turns brown, meanwhile mix the cornmeal,oats,sour yogurt in a bowl,add this tempered spices to them and finally add the eno salt..stir quickly and pour enough batter to the greased idli plates..Steam cook in idly cooker for 15-20minutes..

Serve with spicy chutney..

53 comments:

Smitha said... Reply To This Comment

wow...so soft and yummy ...getting them to be soft is the tricky part...I will try it soon!

Lizy said... Reply To This Comment

Good one Priya, anything with oats is just delicious.

kaarasaaram.com said... Reply To This Comment

Looks more like "Kusbhoo Idli"...nice and fluffy..Priya, ennakku romba mariyaathai kudukireenga..."nee,vaa,po" nae sollalaam..
Reva

Vaishali Sharma said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so yummy..I made Sambhar and Idli for lunch and just finished eating and logged in to computer and saw ur delicious idlis..you know i can have one more? :)

divya said... Reply To This Comment

Your idli looks delicious and sounds awesome!

Catherine said... Reply To This Comment

Looks delicious....I bet they were so tasty.

My attempt at The Julie/Julia project said... Reply To This Comment

wow.. perfect :)

Preety said... Reply To This Comment

great breakfast dish

Sunshine said... Reply To This Comment

I will love to dip this in some hot Sambar and take big bite, and then sip some hot coffee:)
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Sensible Vegetarian said... Reply To This Comment

Priya, this looks amazing. Very creative.

Krithi's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

So healthy with the addition of oats...

aipi said... Reply To This Comment

Wow..Priya, they look so soft n fluffy. Very healthy recipe!

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GEETHA ACHAL said... Reply To This Comment

Love it...So tempting idly...

Devi said... Reply To This Comment

So impressive healthy recipe :, thanks for sharing!!

Raina said... Reply To This Comment

These sound delicious. I am always amazed at the wonderful flavors you use in your cooking. I love that these are easy. I might even be able to make them now..lol

S.Menaga said... Reply To This Comment

ஸ்பாஞ்ச் இட்லி செம சூப்பரா இருக்கு,சாம்பார் இருந்தால் இன்னும் நிறைய சாப்பிடுவேன்...

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious soft instant idly Priya.

Pavithra said... Reply To This Comment

Nice wonderful and healthy combination of Corn and oats..Looks really fluffy.

Jayasri Ravi said... Reply To This Comment

Hey Priya, I am using lot of cornmeal these days, I made some Idlis, but this is really a very good one with oats, thanks for sharing I am going to try this out!

Vidhya said... Reply To This Comment

I have never tried oats idli and this has cornmeal that I love.Nice substitute for the original idli in winter that need fermentation.

Now Serving said... Reply To This Comment

Nice one Priya, I will certainly add this to my idli repertoire - In fact I have cornmeal and rolled oats ready to go!

Deepti said... Reply To This Comment

Wat a healthy combo....Looks really soft..
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Cynthia said... Reply To This Comment

I never knew that idli could me made with cornmeal and oats! I am so going to try this.

kitchen flavours said... Reply To This Comment

Wow, I absolutely love, really love idli! Idli is my top favourite Indian bread! And I have never tried it with oats before, sounds really interesting. Would give this a try one day! Thank you!

Harini said... Reply To This Comment

hey u seem to be dishing out so many Indian dishes with oats ..thats awesome!

RAKS KITCHEN said... Reply To This Comment

A must try,looks so good and sounds healthy!

Angela said... Reply To This Comment

Yum! Looks fantastic.

Zoe said... Reply To This Comment

These corn cakes are so full of flavors. The addition of eno is interesting!

sharada said... Reply To This Comment

so soft and fluffy and healthy too.

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

Very innovative idli..

Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

Would love to try this instant oats idly. Looks so soft and fluffy

Deepa
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jeyashrisuresh said... Reply To This Comment

very healthy and nice one and a variation from the usual poridge we make out of oats

Sushma Mallya said... Reply To This Comment

perfect and they look so soft...

Prathibha said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely idli..love any idli ..looks absolutely yumm

Abirami ramprasadh said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy recipe Priya,I just passed through your blog,superb!!! recipes,great,keep going

Kurinji said... Reply To This Comment

very healthy idly...

Archana said... Reply To This Comment

Hey this yummy looking idli tells me that I can make it too. will try,

Kairali sisters said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy soft idlis...

Suja Sugathan said... Reply To This Comment

Soft and yummy idli,healthy breakfast.

rekhas kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

One more instent Idli recipe... looks soft and tempting...

G said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so good and healthy!!

G
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myrandrspace said... Reply To This Comment

wow.. love this recipe.. am always looking for healthy and tasty options for regular Indian recipes and this is definitely one - and also so simple that i cant wait to try it out soon

vasptiru said... Reply To This Comment

love this recipe.... am going to try it out soon. healthy, simple, and looks yummy too

Authenticoriyafood said... Reply To This Comment

This is such a healthy and delicious innovation to the regular idlis!!!! Love all your dishes !!

Rachana said... Reply To This Comment

Awesome!!!
Bookmarked!!!

PriyaVaasu said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely Idlies Priya!!!! These Instant Versions definitely comes very much handy!!!!

Mary said... Reply To This Comment

I love to know about this recipe. As per my knowledge It is south Indian recipe. It seems very tasty and delicious. I will try this recipe in my home. Thanks for sharing this delicious food.
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Ananda Rajashekar said... Reply To This Comment

this is super o super love!

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said... Reply To This Comment

wow, love the idea, those idlis look so cute and lovely.

Satya said... Reply To This Comment

I haven't tried oats for instant idlis.. I need to try this.. thanks for sending them to my event..

Habi said... Reply To This Comment

hi priya, looks delicious, i just wanted to know what exactly did u mean by soyr yogurt. how do we make that. is it available in the market. i have only seen sour cream.

PJ said... Reply To This Comment

I have bookmarked so many of your idli recipes that I don't know when i can make them all :).Keep rocking Priya!!

? said... Reply To This Comment

Priya, just tried this recipe and it turned out great! This can be tweaked with so many spice and vegetable combinations! Perfect warming food for winter; has a dhokla like texture too.