Steamed meat cake recipe | Irachi idli

Today I am here with an easy chicken snack with less amount of oil. This can also be served as a breakfast dish. Let us get started...

Ingredients required in this recipe are :
For the filling:
Boneless chicken - 250 gms
Oil- 2 Tablespoons.
Ginger and garlic- 1 Teaspoon, crushed.
Onion-2 Medium sized, finely chopped.
Green chilies- 2 numbers, finely chopped.
Turmeric powder-1/4 teaspoon.
Garam masala-1/2 teaspoon
Pepper powder-1/4 teaspoon.
Red chili powder-1/2 Teaspoon.
Tomato - 1 small, finely chopped.
Curry leaves- few.
Salt to taste.
For the batter:
White rice - 2 Cups, soaked in water for 4 hours.
Cooked rice-2 Tablespoons.
Coconut milk-1 1/2 cups.
Eggs-3 large eggs.
Salt to taste.

Method of preparation:
Cook the boneless chicken with salt, turmeric, and water. Shred the chicken using a fork or by hand.
Keep this aside
Heat a pan with 2 tablespoons of oil. Add Ginger and garlic crushed and few Curry leaves. Saute this for few seconds.
Add finely chopped onion and saute until it turns soft. Add salt to taste.
Add all spice powders and saute for few seconds. To this add shredded chicken and fry for a few minutes. Then add a small chopped tomato and cook this for a few seconds. Finally, add few curry leaves and turn off the flame. The filling is now ready.
To prepare the batter: Take soaked white rice in a mixer jar, add cooked rice, salt, and coconut milk. Grind this to a smooth batter. Add eggs and again beat well. The batter is now ready.
Make a steamer ready and grease the molds with some ghee or oil. Once the seamer ready, fill the mold with 1/4 portion with the batter. Cover it and steam for 2-3 minutes.
Open and fill the chicken filling on the top. Fill the remaining portion with the batter.
Cover and steam for 15 minutes.
Remove from the mold and serve..
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Tur Dal said…
This recipe has left me with a curiosity of how it will taste. I haven't tried anything like this before.

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