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cucumber idli recipe | taushe idli | southe kaayi sihi kadubu

easy cucumber idli recipe | taushe idli | southe kaayi sihi kadubu
Course Breakfast, idli
Cuisine karnataka
Keyword cucumber idli recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Soaking Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 40 minutes
Servings 6 idli
Calories 213kcal



  • firstly, take a large cucumber and grate full.
  • squeeze off the juice. keep cucumber and juice aside.
  • in a large bowl soak 1 cup rice for 3 hours or overnight.
  • drain off the water and transfer to a mixi.
  • add ½ cup jaggery and ½ cup coconut.
  • also, add cucumber juice and blend to a coarse paste.
  • make sure to add cucumber juice in batches, else the batter may turn watery.
  • add grated cucumber and ¼ tsp salt to the batter.
  • mix well making sure everything is well combined.
  • add cucumber juice as required to adjust the consistency of the batter.
  • now take a large piece of banana leaf and grease with ghee.
  • pour 2 ladleful of batter and fold the banana leaf.
  • make sure the batter is well sealed without overflowing.
  • now steam the idli for 25 minutes or until it is cooked completely.
  • finally, enjoy cucumber idli with ghee or with honey.


Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 101mg | Potassium: 127mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 36IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg