Instant Pot Vegetable Idli | Masala Idly in instant pot

Vegetable Idly can make with leftover idly batter with vegetables.  Here I added carrots and green peas.  People who don't eat plain idly can try this vegetable idly, it adds more flavor to it.

Instant Pot Masala Idly with Vegetables, Vegetbale idli

Instant Pot Vegetable Idly | Masala Idli with vegetables - This recipe has step by step video.

Instant Pot Masala Idly with Vegetables, Vegetbale idli

Instant Pot Vegetable Idli | Masala Idly in instant pot
INGREDIENTS:

    • 2 cups Idly batter
    • 2 tsp oil
    • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
    • 1 green chili minced (adjust to taste)
    • 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
    • 1/2 cup grated carrot
    • 1/2 cup green peas
    • chopped cilantro
    • salt (adjust to taste)
    • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
    • oil to grease idly mold
    • Tempering:
      • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
      • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
      • 1/2 tsp urad dal
      • 1/2 tsp chana dal

Instant Pot Vegetable Idli | Masala Idly in instant pot
STEP BY STEP VIDEO:

Instant Pot Vegetable Idli | Masala Idly in instant pot
INSTRUCTIONS:

    • Turn on instant pot saute mode.  When it is hot, add oil
    • Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal and chana dal.  Wait until it splutters.
    • Add chopped onion, minced green chili, and ginger garlic paste - Saute until onion turns into light brown.
    • Add grated carrots, and green peas.  Saute for 30 seconds.
    • Add turmeric powder and salt - quick stir.
    • Turn off instant pot saute mode.  Add this vegetable mix to the idly batter. Mix it well.
    • Grease the idly plate and pour the mixed batter.
    • Add 1 cup water to the bottom of the instant pot.  Place trivet.  Keep the idly plate inside.
    • Close the lid with venting position.
    • Set 10 minutes steam, timer won't work on steam venting, use the separate timer for 10 minutes.
    • Cancel when it is done. Open the lid. Let it cool for 2 minutes.
    • Dip a spoon in some water, run the sides of the idli and it will slide easily. 
    • Yummy healthy Vegetable Idly is ready.
    • It can be served with sambar or chutney.

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