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Minapa Rotti /Dibba Rotti (Spicy Idly Cake)


Whole Urad dal / Minapappu - 1 cup
Rice rava-1 cup
Red chillis-5 nos
Cumin seeds-2 tsp
Curry lavs-few
Hing-2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil-5 tbsp

Rinse and soak urad dal in plenty of water for 2 hours.
Grind to smooth batter using little water.It should be the consistency of idly batter.
Soak rice rava in water for 1 hour.Squeeze and discard all the water from the rava.Mix the rava into the ground urad dal batter.Add salt mix well.
Now red chillis and cumin seeds make into smooth paste in mixer.Keep it aside.
Heat 4 to 5 tbsp of oil in a deep pan.When oil is hot add hing,curry leaves,fry for 1 minutes and immediately 

pour this into on red chilli paste in the batter.Mix the batter well.
Now place the pan and pour 1 tsp of oil and when its hot pour this batter in the pan.
Cover and cook on low flame till the crust turns golden brown and crispy on the edges.
When its cooked and flip over on the other side,cook it uncovered on low flame for another 5 minutes.Turn off the flame.Cut into slices and serve with any chutney or curd or with out anything.



wow!!! That's some recipe. Simple and verry creative. Looks soo soft and must be yummy!!!

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes)

lovely divya...wonderful step by step pics.the mango pices looks awesome too and..dont forget to collect ur award from my blog...


wow delicious one and looks so yummy..the minappa rotti i think we can have it with out any side.. i think its a spicy one ..nice recipe divya


Looks perfect and yummy, love the addition of chili paste in the batter...


Hamaree Rasoi

WOnderful step by step procedure Divya!! Very soft and tasty

Hamaree Rasoi


Wow dhibba rotti is my fav breeakfast...i love it...and this spicy one you made is a very nice variation i feel divyaa.....


Woww this spicy idly looks super delicious, new for me..thanks dear for sharing with us..

Gita Jaishankar

Wow spicy and yummy idli dear..this looks very tasty :)



This idly cake looks really delicious. I love the way you make it.

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal

Divya, you have brought back so many old memories. I used to love it when mom would prepare it. Now, it has been ages since I had it. I have bookmarked the recipe and will surely try it out :)

Yummy Team

I love this spicy idli cake. It looks extremely tasty. Am drooling here..


Dibba rotti chala bagundi.I never had it with chilly paste added in it.This method is new will try it soon.

Sushma Mallya

Very different & nice one divya, loved seeing the stepwise pics ...


this is a nice idea for break fast..with nice coconut chutny....


Divya,,never tasted this rotti looks like cake dear...very spicy n yummy rotti.


wow looks yummy , i felt mouth watering i love this recipe great amazing post

Life is beautiful!!!

This is a very novel recipe. I haven#t imagined something like this. Thanks a lot for sharing. It must be a native, village dish. Would love to hear sumthing about the origin of this dish.


Wow this is so new to me and looks very delicious..you have a lovely blog...and thanks for dropping by my blog ...glad to follow you dear ....

srikars kitchen

looks really yummy & delicious.. nice click..


Dear Friends,
Thank U all for your lovely comments...;)Hope you having a wonderful time...!Take care n Keep smiling...:


Hey Divya,

Thank you very much for the lovely receipe my hubby loved it...more over minapa roti in 2hours amazing i used to take 24hrs soaking in water blah blah amazing receipe...

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