Unicorn Idli
  • 1 package of your favorite Rice Idli mix (500 grams)- We used the large Gits package
  • 6 baby carrots blended
  • ½ cup spinach blended
  • ¼ large beet grated
  • 4 tablespoons berries blended (we used frozen blueberries and blackberries)
  • Oil to grease the idli stand
  • 1 cup water for the Instant Pot
  • Idli Stand
  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the idli mix, water and oil
  2. Mix well until the mix is smooth and there are no lumps
  3. Set aside the mix for 10 minutes
  4. Divide the idli batter into 4 bowls
  5. In the first bowl, mix in the blended carrots and stir well
  6. In the second bowl, mix in the blended spinach and stir well
  7. In the third bowl, mix in the grated beets and stir well
  8. In the fourth bowl, mix in the blended berries and stir well
  9. Lightly grease the idli trays with oil
  10. For Unicorn Idli: Place one small spoonful of each batter in the individual idli opening and then swirl using a toothpick
  11. For solid colored idli: Fill each idli opening with a separate color
  12. Once all trays are filled, carefully re-assemble the idli stand
  13. Pour 1 cup of water into the Instant Pot
  14. Place the stand in the Instant Pot
  15. Place lid on pot and lock
  16. Close vent on lid to prevent steam from escaping
  17. Set pot to MANUAL/PRESSURE COOK mode
  18. Set to HIGH PRESSURE
  19. Set timer to 10 minutes
  20. Allow Instant Pot to rest for 2 minutes after the timer goes off
  21. Manually release steam by opening vent on the lid (BE CAREFUL OF THE HOT STEAM)
  22. Open the lid
  23. Use an oven mitt to remove the trays
  24. Once the trays have cooled down enough to handle, remove each idli by running a butter knife along the edges and gently pulling it out
  25. You are now ready to serve these fun unicorn idlis!
Recipe by Instapottin' With Poonam at https://www.instapottinwithpoonam.com/unicorn-idli/