Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Flax Seed & Cornmeal Idli - Instant Version

Instant version of idlies and dosas are always welcome in our home, thats the reason whenever i feel lazy to make usual batter i'll always go for instant version, this time i tried out making some soft and fluffy idlies using flax seeds and cornmeal, both together turned out these idlies healthy,quite different from the usual version and delicious when served along with super spicy coconut chutney, we loved it..These beautiful idlies goes directly to Satya's inbox as she is hosting Twist the Traditional - Idli & to CWS-Flax seeds guest hosted by Priya,event started by myself and to Akila's DNSW - F..

Flax seed & Cornmeal idli


1cup Yellow cornmeal
1cup Sour yogurt
2tsp Flax seeds
1/4tsp Mustard seeds
1/4tsp Urad dal
1/2tsp Channadal
1no Green chilly (chopped)
1/2tsp Eno Salt or Baking soda
Few curry leaves
Oil
Salt

Heat few drops of oil, let splutters the mustard seeds,urad dal and channadal..add immediately chopped green chillies,curry leaves, fry for few seconds, meanwhile mix the cornmeal,sour yogurt,flax seeds 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 coconut chutney..

53 comments:

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

Simply perfect, love the color of idlis :)

savitha ramesh said... Reply To This Comment

Very innovative idlies.....colorful idlies

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

Looks so colorful and inviting..
Love this healthy version..
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Harini said... Reply To This Comment

perfect looking idlis

Santosh Bangar said... Reply To This Comment

innovative and inviting beautful colour idily
u are amazing and effcient

Shanavi said... Reply To This Comment

u r a creator..

Smitha said... Reply To This Comment

increasing the fiber by adding flax seed ....too good!...love the color!

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious colorful healthy idly.

Lizy said... Reply To This Comment

looks yum!

VS said... Reply To This Comment

Wow! That's such an impressive looking idly. I tried oats dosa but wasn't that appealing :-(

S.Menaga said... Reply To This Comment

love this idly..super!!

Kairali sisters said... Reply To This Comment

As i always call you, "Queen of Innovation"..This idlis looks truly amazing...

swapna said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy and yummy idlis...love the color!!

Jisha said... Reply To This Comment

LOOKS SO COLORFUL AND VERY VERY INVITING..

divya said... Reply To This Comment

wow, looks perfect and so mouth watering.

Paaka Shaale said... Reply To This Comment

This version of your idli looks sooo tempting priya. I have book marked the recipe :)

Catherine said... Reply To This Comment

Sounds good...must try.

Saras said... Reply To This Comment

Seems to be very spongy.. Other innovative recipe from innovative queen's kitchen..

Jayasri Ravi said... Reply To This Comment

That's a lovely twist and very interesting too.., as I use Flax seed a lot, I will try to send some entries to your hosting too.., will definitely try out these healthy Idlis too..

Cham said... Reply To This Comment

This idlis look very sunny :) Great use of cornmeal!

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

Idly looks so healthy with all that nice ingredients dear. Keep rocking.

Suja Sugathan said... Reply To This Comment

Interesting recipe..looks so soft and delicious,loved the color

Torviewtoronto said... Reply To This Comment

lovely way to use corn meal looks superb

Mary said... Reply To This Comment

What wonderful color. These really look delicious. I hope you have a great evening. Blessings...Mary

aipi said... Reply To This Comment

They look sooo perfect..am in love with the bright yellow color :)

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Jaya said... Reply To This Comment

Cornmeal idlis and that too instant lovely and delicious..hugs and smiles

Pavithra said... Reply To This Comment

Love the addition of flaxseed in the corn meal idli.. will try it out. Looks super yummy.

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

love the beautiful and color idli.. just wow.. :)

Pushpa said... Reply To This Comment

Love making instant idlis,awesome addition of flax seeds for fiber.

Sunshine said... Reply To This Comment

This looks gorgeous! :)
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Raina said... Reply To This Comment

These sound delicious and healthy. I wish I had an idly cooker:)

HGourmet Foodie said... Reply To This Comment

This is new kind of idli for me!! looks really puffy and soft!!

Mrs K said... Reply To This Comment

I am with you on this simple version of idli's. I do make the rava and oats idli,now I will make idli's with cornmeal.Thanks for sharing,Priya!!!

Preety said... Reply To This Comment

i love quick recipes..this one is really good to add on that list

Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

Idlis look very tempting dear. Loved the pics.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Premalatha Aravindhan said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy idly,luks soft and perfect!

Ramya said... Reply To This Comment

As always...very innovative:-)
Just perfect idly's:-)

Happy Cook said... Reply To This Comment

You come up with such cool and creative recipes. Idlies look yumm.

Biny Anoop said... Reply To This Comment

priya thats veryhealthy......great going dear

Priti said... Reply To This Comment

Looks colourful n yum ...adding flex seeds pwd is gr8 idea

Taste of Beirut said... Reply To This Comment

Anything with cornmeal in it has my vote! This looks splendid!

Abhilash Pillai said... Reply To This Comment

The idli's look great. I would try adding beetroot and make them red, that's my favorite color. :)

Soumya said... Reply To This Comment

very innovative and delicious idly

Satya said... Reply To This Comment

I love the colour of the idlis priya.. thanks for sending them to my event.

priya said... Reply To This Comment

idly looks so soft and yummy, dear

Curry Leaf said... Reply To This Comment

Wow,they look awesome and are very healthy.I can't imagine you being lazy Priya

RAKS KITCHEN said... Reply To This Comment

Instant idlies make me hungry instantly! :) Looks wonderful priya!

Vidhya said... Reply To This Comment

Another great innovation Priya. I have an award waiting for you and this wonderful space of yours.Please accept it

PriyaVaasu said... Reply To This Comment

Fluffy Idly!!!!

G.Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

healthy n nice colour idils..

archana said... Reply To This Comment

This is pure creativity, an idli packed with good health. Thank you for the reicpe

Archana said... Reply To This Comment

I love the colour. After reading so much abt flax seeds I am going to buy them when I go grocery shopping.
I suppose I should be warning you that I will be raiding some of your recipe list for different recipes! So beware!

Healthy Recipes said... Reply To This Comment

I am adding it to my Food Recipes book :) Thanks for sharing this.