We South Indians never get bored of two things and that is Idli or Curd rice. Idli is one of the most common breakfast in South India and you will always find idli batter ready with us. We don’t worry about sudden guests at home or relatives paying us a visit as we are always ready to make some idli and dosa. I don’t mind having these soft idlis and love to carry it while travelling too especially if it combined with some Dry Idli Chutney Powder. Mini Podi idli is easy to prepare and simply delicious!
It also comes as a savior in the mornings when you are in a hurry to prepare the breakfast and send your child to school. You can easily pack these idlis in their snack box and they will be more than happy. So, sharing a quick recipe to prepare yummy mini podi idlis today.
To know how to prepare Idli batter just click here.
To check the recipe for spicy idli Milagai Podi click here.
Mini Podi Idli Recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
- Idli Batter - 2 cups
- Idli Milagai Podi - 4 tsp
- Curry leaves - 1 sprig
- Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
- Sesame Oil/Cooking Oil - 2 tbsp
Grease the idli plate with oil and fill Mini idli plate with the batter and steam it for 7-8 minutes.
Sprinkle little water on the back of the plate and carefully take out idlis from the sides.
Add sesame oil in frying pan and when its warm add mustard seeds. When they crackle add chopped curry leaves and saute for few seconds.
Now add 15 mini idlis and 2 tbsp of idli powder and mix well without breaking the idlis.
Switch off the gas stove and serve it hot as morning breakfast or an evening snack.
Ooooh! These look very tasty! Gorgeous photos, too.
Vinodini Iyer says
I love these tiny idlis.We make them at home 🙂
Shweet Spicess says
wow priya looks so tempting 🙂
one of these days I am going to try going to a Indian diner and I'm taking these dishes with me to order…this looks great.
This looks very good, gave you a like of Facebook. Keep it coming we truly enjoy these recipes.
Looks very tasty. Off the top of my head I can think of 10 dishes it could go with.
Jeanne Melanson says
This looks great. Your images make it look so good, Priya. I enjoy your recipes and I share them on my social networks. 🙂