Masala Idli

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Masala Idli

Are you getting bored of eating same breakfast? Usually South Indian breakfast will be dosa, idli, appam etc. So if you have left over idlis in your kitchen, this would be an efficient way to consume it. It wont take much time and very easy to prepare also. Since it is prepared in masala , we don’t need any side dish for this.That’s the main advantage!!

Ingredients

  • Idli – 4
  • Green chilly – 2,slit
  • Ginger – 1″, grated
  • Onion – 1
  • Tomato – 1
  • Turmeric powder -1/4 teaspoon
  • Red chilly powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Fennel powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Garam masala – a pinch
  • Lemon juice – 1/2 tablespoon
  • Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in a pan, add the mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add the curry leaves,ginger,green chilly and saute.
  2. Add the chopped onion and saute ย for 3ย minutes. Add turmeric , red chilly, coriander, fennel, garam masala powders and mix well.
  3. Add the chopped tomatoes and saute till oil separates. Add the crumbled idlis and mix. Saute for 2 minutes.ย Add lemon juice and mix. Turn off heat.
  4. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot.

Masala Idli

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15 Comments Add yours

  1. This is an absolute amazing way to recreate idlis! Delicious!

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    1. Anu Yalo says:

      Try it once and let me know ๐Ÿ™‚

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      1. Sure I will๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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  2. Hema says:

    It looks like roasted potatoes, very tempting..

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Anu Yalo says:

      That’s because of the shape i think ๐Ÿ™‚

      Like

  3. elliebleu says:

    This looks amazing. I do you have a recipe for idlis? I live in the states and it’s a little hard to find it.

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    1. Anu Yalo says:

      Thank you. i will send the recipe in your mail.

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      1. elliebleu says:

        Thank you so much. If I ever use Idli in a post, I’ll be sure to mention your wonderful blog. My best friend in college would make it for us time. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  4. Looks so flavorful & yummy. ๐Ÿ‘Œ Very interesting one dear Anu. ๐Ÿ‘ I will definitely try this recipe very soon. Beautiful!ย ๐Ÿ˜˜

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    1. Anu Yalo says:

      you will like it for sure ๐Ÿ™‚

      Like

  5. I landed on your blog from healthyindiankitchen’s. It is Very flavourful dish. Would surely try it out ๐Ÿ˜Š

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    1. Anu Yalo says:

      Thanks for your visit to my space ๐Ÿ™‚

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  6. writermeera says:

    We used to call this dish Idli Uppma! Using stale idlis. I do this with leftover Italian bread. So tasty!

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    1. Anu Yalo says:

      ok nice to know that..

      Like

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