Spot Idli Recipe Hyderabad style | Spot Idli on Tawa | Unique & Crispy Hyderabadi Recipe

Spot Idli Recipe - Unique & Crispy Hyderabadi Recipe using Idly batter

Spot Idly Recipe Hyderabad style | Spot Idly on Tawa
Spot Idly recipe is mostly common in Hyderabad / Karnataka as a street food and people love this recipe a lot. I have made this recipe in a quick and easy way and it does not need Idly pot. It is instant Idly recipe that is cooked directly on pan or tawa that is why this recipe is called as Spot Idly.
Idly is a perfect south Indian dish which is widely popular in different states of India. So today we will make variation of their classical dish but in Hyderabadi style, let’s make the ever so famous Hyderabad’s unique and crispy Spot Idly .
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 People


  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp urad dal
  • fresh curry leaves
  • chopped 1 onion
  • chopped 2 tomato
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp chilly powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp cumin powder
  • Idly batter
  • Idly powder
  • Chopped coriander leaves


  • For making spot idly recipe we need idly batter.
  • Place a tawa or a pan on the stove add 2 tsp oil and add 1/4 tsp mustard seeds and 1/4 tsp urad dal add fresh curry leaves and mix.
  • Add finely chopped one onion and saute well till transparent. Now add finely chopped 2 tomatoes and mix. Add required salt and 1 tbsp butter for the masala. Butter gives nice taste and flavor to this recipe. Make note we have already salt in the idly batter.
  • Add 1/2 tsp chilly powder, 1/4 tsp garam masala, 1/4 tsp cumin powder. mix and cook the masalas really well.
  • Now divide the masala in equal portions in the tawa itself and gently flatten the masala. Keep the stove in low flame before adding idly batter on top of it.
  • Recipe making video is also share watch the video for any clarification.
  • Now take 1/2 laddle of idly batter and pour it on the masala as a idly shape. add more oil or butter. Sprinkle some idly powder on top of the idly and add some chopped coriander leaves.
  • Make sure the stove is on low flame as we need to cook the idly for atleast 7-8 mins.
  • Cover and cook well. after 7 mins open the lid and flip over gently. finally add butter and garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with chutney.


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Hello Friends, I am Poornima Senthil Kumar an IT professional and mother of 2 little angels. My passion for cooking is endless and this blog and Cookingmypassion youtube channel is my dream. I post day to day recipes and also some famous and interesting recipes in my blog and my channel. I love to shoot food preparations videos and also love to capture an eye-catching and mouth-watering pics of my recipes. Me and my husband both love to cook new and innovative recipes. And I am blessed to get my hubby as a supportive and acting partner in our cooking videos. We both love cooking and tasting food as much as we love each other lol... Cooking healthy food, eating happily and staying active without any illness till the last breath is the way of my life. And I would be very happy to know my friends are too happy and healthy with my recipes. No rules, Don't be afraid to do whatever you want. Cooking doesn't have to have rules. I don't like it that way. - Masaharu Morimoto Thank you.

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