Chicken Keema Idli Recipe

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Chicken Keema Idli
How to make chicken keema idli
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Chicken keema is an ultimate non-vegetarian inclusion to the South Indian cuisine list. This recipe is not just unique but also quite healthy.

Ingredients of Chicken Keema Idli

  • For Idli Batter
  • 1 cup Urad dal
  • 1 cup Blended Rice
  • to taste Salt
  • Oil to grease
  • For Keema
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp Chopped onion
  • 3 tbsp Chopped green chillies
  • 1/2 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric powder
  • to taste Chilli power
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 medium Chopped Tomato
  • 250 gms Minced chicken
  • 2 tbsp Chopped fresh coriander
  • 1/2 cup Water

How to Make Chicken Keema Idli

  • For Idli batter
  • 1.Blend soaked dal, rice and salt together in a blender
  • For Keema
  • 1.Heat oil in a pan, then add cumin seeds. Once the seeds splutter, add onions and cook until brown.
  • 2.Add green chillies and ginger garlic paste and keep stirring the mixture.
  • 3.Add all the spices turmeric powder, chilli powder, garam masala and cumin powder.
  • 4.Add tomatoes and some water. Mash them together and let them cook until smooth gravy.
  • 5.Add chicken mince and combine it with the spices properly. Let it cook for some time.
  • 6.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and allow the keema to cool.
  • For Assembling :
  • 1.Grease idli maker moulds with oil and pour one layer of idli batter in the idli maker mould.
  • 2.Add chicken keema on top of the first layer.
  • 3.Add the second layer of batter over the keema and steam the idlis for 10-15 minutes.
  • 4.Serve it hot with coconut chutney and sambhar.
Key Ingredients: For Idli Batter, Urad dal, Blended Rice, Salt, Oil to grease, For Keema, Oil, Cumin seeds, Chopped onion, Chopped green chillies, Ginger garlic paste, Turmeric powder , Chilli power, Garam masala , Cumin powder, Chopped Tomato, Minced chicken, Chopped fresh coriander, Water