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:

  1. Very innovative idlies.....colorful idlies

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  2. Looks so colorful and inviting..
    Love this healthy version..
    http://krithiskitchen.blogspot.com

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  3. innovative and inviting beautful colour idily
    u are amazing and effcient

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

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  5. Delicious colorful healthy idly.

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

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

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

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  9. LOOKS SO COLORFUL AND VERY VERY INVITING..

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  10. wow, looks perfect and so mouth watering.

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

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

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  13. 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..

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

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

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

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  17. lovely way to use corn meal looks superb

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

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

    US Masala

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

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

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

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  23. This looks gorgeous! :)
    www.kankanasaxena.net

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

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

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  26. 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!!!

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

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  28. Idlis look very tempting dear. Loved the pics.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  35. very innovative and delicious idly

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

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  37. idly looks so soft and yummy, dear

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

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

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

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

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  42. 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!

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

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