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Steamed Rice Balls with spicy veg topping

Spicy Steamed Rice Balls Recipe (Coorg Kadumbuttu Inspired)

Steamed Rice Balls Recipe with a spicy veg masala topping
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people


  • Idli Cooker
  • kadai


  • 2 cups rice flour
  • 2 nos onion finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon jeera
  • 5 nos garlic finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 3 tablespoon coriander leaves
  • 3 tablespoon oil for frying, greasing idli stand
  • water as requried
  • salt as per taste

How to make:

  • In a bowl, add rice flour, salt and coriander leaves.
  • Add warm water little by little and mix it slowly using spoon.
  • Dont add too much water. Once the rice flour gets wet by water, stop adding water. close it with the lid for 5 minutes.
  • Apply oil in the hand and make a small balls out of the rice flour.
  • Grease the oil in the idli stand and slowly keep the balls on it. Allow it cook for 15 minutes.
  • Switch off the flame. Keep it for another 5 - 10 minutes. Then open the lid slowly. All the rice balls cooked well. keep it aside.
  • Heat the kadai, add the oil, jeera, garlic, ginger. Fry for a minute and then add onion.
  • Once onion turns brown color, add the chilli powder, salt and garam masala powder. Mix it thoroughly.
  • Add the rice balls in the kadai and mix them. Adjust the salt consistency.
  • Garnish with coriander leaver and ready to serve with sambar.
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