Vegetable Idli / Savoury Vegetable Muffins


Everyone is aware of the fact that one should not skip breakfast. I will share with you an easy recipe that can be whipped up in less than 5 Mins provided you have Idli / Dosa batter in stock. You can add vegetables of your choice. This is one way to ensure that we eat the veggies and breakfast too.

Our theme for 30th #Foodiemonday #bloghop  is #Microwavecooking. Microwave—A humble appliance that is commonly found in every household. But beyond melting, defrosting and general time-saving, the resourceful microwave can be used to cook whole meals and bake too.


Recipe for Vegetable Idli / Savoury Vegetable Muffins (Microwave Mode)


(1 Cup=250 ML)
1 Cup Idli  batter
2 Tablespoon Chutney Powder(Optional)
½ Carrot finely chopped
¼ Cabbage finely chopped
1 Green chilli finely chopped
1″Grated ginger
2 Sprigs of  coriander finely chopped

Ghee for greasing the microwave safe cups / moulds

1Teaspoon Ghee (to be added to the batter)

A pinch of Baking Soda
Salt to taste.


Add a pinch of baking soda to the batter and mix well. Add all the other ingredients and mix once again. Grease the microwave safe cups with ghee/ clarified butter. You can use oil to grease if you wish. Place the Idli cups in the microwave and keep it for 3 Minutes and 30 seconds in normal microwave reheat mode. Yummy Vegetable Idli’s are ready to be served.

Serve hot with any chutney of your choice. I have mixed home made chutney powder with oil and garnished on top of the Idli. The aroma of ghee will leave you craving for more.

Yummy breakfast on the go…



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