A study by food delivery app Uber Eats reveals that Idli is the most ordered breakfast in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Chennai.
If you have been staying in Mumbai for a long time now, you should know that Mumbai is the home to South Indian dishes like idlis. A study by food delivery app Uber Eats reveals that Idli is the most ordered breakfast in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Chennai.
Here are top eateries in Mumbai that serve amazing idlis.
Idlis are not just tasty but also a wholesome breakfast that keeps your tummy full.
"One of the best-known examples of South Indian cuisine, the idli has travelled far and wide gaining renown equally for its health benefits. At Talli Turmeric we were certain that it be included in our menu which is a great representation of dishes across India. Make sure to try our Urugai idli! The spicy overtones of the gunpowder work with the simple flavours of idlis to make an outstanding dish - healthy, wholesome and delicious," says Chef Arasakumar, Talli Turmeric.
On the occasion of World Idli Day, on March 30, Talli Turmeric is offering a special idli menu:
Urugai Idli Vathkkal (served at Talli Turmeric on all days)
All the way from Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu, these mini idlis are tossed in tangy spices and gunpowder and served with delicious coconut chutney.
Kanchipuram Idli (being served only on the World Idli Day)
Spiced up with a tempering of ginger, green chilli, and curry leaves. This is an interesting variation to the original idli.
Masala Idli (being served only on World Idli Day)
With a delicious mix of spices mixed in the idli batter before steaming to give it an extra tang, this makes for a quick, easy and spicy snack.
Banana leaf takes you on the journey of South India through its cuisines. It serves dishes from Mangalore, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala. The food at the South Indian restaurant is served on a banana leaf to give its diners an authentic traditional experience.
The price range of idli starts at Rs. 80 (rice idli) and costs as high as Rs 320 (Idli Platter). Diners at Banana Leaf vouch for Coorg and Andhra-style idli. The Coorg Masala idli is tossed in a mix of spices similar to that of pav bhaji.
The fine-dine authentic South Indian restaurant has six outlets in Mumbai - Andheri, Ghatkopar, Bhandup, Kandivali and two in Thane West.
As the name suggests, Balaji Idli House’ speciality is Idli! It serves other cuisines on the menu as well. It’s a budget restaurant in Mumbai that has maintained the quality of food throughout. The price range of idlis is between Rs. 60 (steam idli) - Rs 225 (Balaji Special Idli Platter). Keeping a note on today’s consumers want, Balaji Idli House also serves Chinese fusion idlis.
Diners recommend the restaurant for breakfast and evening snacks. Idli, Medu Vada and Sambhar are among the favourites of the diners. The restaurant serves around 30 varieties of idlis. Kanchipuram, Mulgapodi and Mahabalipuram idlis are a hit among the diners. Mulgapodi is small idlis smeared with gunpowder and served with different chutney.
Besides, Balaji Idli House in Mumbai serves around 50 varieties of dosas.
Another South Indian restaurant in Mumbai, Dakshinayan is located at Juhu. It’s a budget restaurant. Kanchipuram, Mulgapodi and Ambassador idlis are strongly recommended by the diners here.
Kanchipuram Idli is yellowish in colour and is made of clove, cashews and various veggies.
The staff at Dakshinayan recommends Ambassador Idli.
Another idli haven in Mumbai. Unique in its approach, Udipi Idli House charges extra if the diners do not finish sambhar. One of the good breakfast options in Mumbai, Udipi Idli House is a small eatery that serves varieties of idli, rasam and filter kaapi. Much appreciated idlis are pepper idli, Kanchipuram idli, butter idli, rava idli, kadhi, oondi sambhar and khotto sambhar. It also serves the cuisine with a twist - jack fruit idli; diners strongly recommend it.
Udipi Idli House is another budget restaurant in Mumbai that has only three tables inside the eatery.