Carrot Coriander Idli

By Nmami Agarwal             07/02/2019

Carrot Coriander Idli

The carrot coriander idli is a wholesome and appetizing meal with the aromatic south-Indian flavors along with the additional sweet and nutritious flavours of carrot and coriander.

Nutritional Benefits

Carrot is extremely healthy. It’s rich in vitamin A, fiber and antioxidants. Improves vision, prevents the risk of developing chronic diseases and stimulates immunity. Coriander is a source of dietary fiber. It’s rich in minerals as well as vitamins. It promotes nervous system and boost memory, manages diabetes, controls cholesterol and aids in digestion. The carrot coriander idli is a very nutritive meal.

Servings: 1


  • 30 grams semolina
  • 10 grams urad dal (soaked)
  • 40 grams fresh low fat curd
  • ½ small carrot, chopped
  • 15 grams chana dal
  • Few coriander leaves
  • 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • Salt to taste

Calories: 225 Cal
Carbs: 33.8gm
Protein: 7.9gm
Fats: 6.1gm


  • In a grinder, combine urad dal, semolina, chana dal and curd. Grind till a thick and smooth paste is prepared. Set aside the batter.
  • Mix together grated carrot, coriander leaves and ginger-garlic paste.
  • Add the carrot mixture in the prepared batter.
  • Grease the idli moulds properly and pour the batter into it.
  • Steam for about 20 minutes.
  • Serve hot with sambar.

Over to you

Rather than sticking to traditional dishes, play around a little by simply adding nutritious flavours. To experiment, try with this recipe and let us know the comment section below.


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