Chicken Idli | Chicken Stuffed Idli


Chicken Idli is an innovative as well as interesting twist to the normal idli. Today, I’m gonna show you how to prepare the special dish – chicken stuffed idli, one of my favorites food recipes. Here I have prepared this recipe with some leftover chicken samosa filling and you can use any variety of non vegetarian fillings to make the snack. With all the goodness and nutrition of chicken and veggies, you can consider this as a power packed tiffin for your kids and family. Idlis are the ideal breakfast options that follows a healthy regime. Here you are converting the idlis to more spicy, meaty as well as tasty. A morning breakfast with idli is not only appetizing but provides nutritional requirements as well. Chicken Idli is a simple twist by stuffing the idis with delicious chicken samosa filling. Aroma of chicken samosa filling is simply irresistible. Adding leftover chicken fillings is another added advantage.

Chicken Stuffed Idli is a wholesome and nutritious meal. Your kids will return back from school with empty tiffin boxes. This way nothing will get wasted. As an ideal mother you can be content that your family is relishing something rich in protein and other nutrients. Chicken Idli is one of the easiest dishes that requires minimum ingredients. You needn’t prepare any side dish like chutneys or sambar. Working mothers will find the dish very useful. The recipe will fit their busy schedule. In other words this is an upgraded recipe from the traditional one. You can also add fermented idli batter as an optional measure. You can save a lot of time from grinding and other activities like fermenting etc. You can explore a well detailed Chicken Stuffed Idli recipe here that can be easily prepared at home. Enjoy the special and innovative dish with your family.

Chicken Idli | Chicken Stuffed Idli

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 6 People



  • Soak the raw rice for 4 hours. Then wash and drain it.
  • Grind the drained rice along with grated coconut and water as required. Grind it to make a smooth fine paste.
  • Pour the batter into a bowl, add salt as required and mix well. The batter should be in a semi thick consistency.
  • Lightly grease the idli moulds with oil. Add a layer of batter in the idli maker vessel. Over that add the layer of chicken masala filling. Steam the idlis for 8 to 10 minutes on high flame. Check if the idlis are cooked by piercing them with a fork.
  • Chicken Idli is ready to be served.


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