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Carrot Idli

Carrot Idli is a colorful Idli with the goodness of carrot. It is a fancy kids' breakfast. Serve with Chutney and Sambar.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2
Author: sharmila kingsly

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml


  • 1 cup Idli Batter
  • Carrot – 1 big
  • Green Chilli – 1
  • Salt as needed
  • Oil -1 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds – ½ tsp
  • Curry Leaves a spring
  • Ginger – ½ tsp minced

For Idli Batter:

  • Idli Rice – 1 cup
  • Urad Dal – ¼ cup
  • Fenugreek Seeds – ¼ tsp


  • Wash the carrot really well and chop into small pieces .Add the chopped carrot pieces in a blender and grind it to form course pieces. Alternatively you can also grate the carrot. Add the Carrot into the prepared Idli batter (Check notes for Idli dosa batter)
  • Meanwhile in a pan add in oil once it becomes hot add in Mustard Seeds ,minced Ginger and curry leaves add in the prepared tadka to the idli dosa batter .Mix well Add in the Required Salt to the dosa batter and mix well.
  • Prepare the Idli pan and pour in the prepared batter steam cook in a medium flame for about 12-15 mins till the idli is fully cooked. Once it is done. Serve hot with Chutney and Sambar.


For the Idli dosa batter Soak the Idli Rice, Urad Dal, and Fenugreek seeds in water for about 5 hours and then grind everything separately to form a fine paste and finally mix everything other.
Allow the prepared batter to ferment overnight and then use it.(I will do a separate post about preparing perfect Idli Dosa batter) ·
Carrot Idli is a healthy after school snack or breakfast for Kids.
Keyword Carrot Idli
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