Neither North nor South...Tricolor Idli stands for India!

In today's times, Idli is not just a South Indian breakfast, but is one of the most popular breakfast options for people on the move! Add 2 more colors to it or even make Dosa out of the colorful batter to instil a dollop of love and pride for India and its countrymen!


Idli Batter - as required

For Orange Color

1. Tomato - 1 big

2. Red Chilies powder- 1/2tsp

For Green Color

1. Coriander leaves/Mint - 1 cup

2. Cumin Seeds - 1/4 tsp



Tricolor Idli/Dosa Batter

Take the required portion of the idli batter and divide it into three equal parts. Keep one part as such for the white color of the tiranga idli/dosa.

For Orange Colour

1. Chop the tomatoes into chunks.

2. Saute the tomatoes and red chilies for just a couple of minutes for the raw taste to go.

3. Cool it and grind it to a smooth paste.

4. Mix it with one portion of the batter to make the orange color of the tiranga idli/dosa.

For Green Colour

1. Chop the coriander (or mint leaves) roughly.

2. Saute it for just a couple of minutes to remove the raw flavor.

3. Cool it and grind it to a smooth paste.

4. Mix it with the third portion of the batter to make the green color of the tiranga idli/dosa.


To make the tricolour Idlis

1. You can make separate idlies with the three batters and arrange it in tri color pattern.

2. Alternatively, pour a tbsp of the three colored batter and make a single tri colored idli.


To make the tricolour Dosa

1. Heat a dosa griddle. Add few drops of oil and wipe it with a kitchen towel or paper towel.

2. Pour 1/4 of a ladle of the orange batter and spread it into a semi-circle.

3. Next add 1/4 of a ladle of the white batter and spread it to make the middle portion of the dosa.

4. Finally pour the green batter and make the lower semi-circle.

5. Drizzle few drops of oil over the dosa.

6. After few minutes when one side of the dosa is cooked, flip the dosa.

7. Cook the other side too.



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Comments (4)

It is not inappropriate If I argued that Idle is the Indian national breakfast. Source always helps us in writing essays. I tasted it many times in my life. my father made one’s way to India and he carried the Idle with him. In actual fact, it was enjoy full and so tasty.

This is so well written.

Tells me how..loved it!

This is just in time

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