Masala Idli

Any dish I prepare with left over idlis makes my stomach happy. Masala Idli is a favorite and takes me less than 15 minutes to prepare. Usually prepared as a breakfast fare with a good dose of lemon juice and fresh coriander as garnish. Lively, invigorating flavors!

Masala Idli Recipe

Prep & Cooking Time: 15 mts

Serves 4 persons

Cuisine: South Indian

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Ingredients:

8 left over idlis

2 slit green chilies

1″ ginger grated

1 onion, finely chopped

1 large tomato, finely chopped

1 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped

1/4 tsp turmeric pwd

1/2 tsp red chili pwd

1 tsp coriander pwd

1/2 tsp saunf/fennel seeds pwd

pinch of garam masala pwd (optional)

1/2 tbsp lemon juice (optional)

1 tbsp oil

salt

For tempering:

1 tsp mustard seeds

12-15 curry leaves

1 Heat oil in a cooking vessel, add the mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add the curry leaves and saute till a nice aroma emanates the kitchen.
2 Add the green chilies and ginger and saute for few secs.
3 Add the chopped onions and saute on medium heat for 3-4 mts. Add turmeric pwd, red chili pwd, coriander pwd, saunf pwd and garam masala pwd. Mix well.
4 Add the chopped tomatoes and saute for 5 mts till oil separates. Add the crumbled idlis and mix. Saute for 2 mts. Add lemon juice and mix. Turn off heat.
5 Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Serve warm.

Masala Idli

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 Cook:
 Serves: 3

 Main Ingredients:

  •  idli
  •   onion
  •   tomato

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Any dish I prepare with left over idlis makes my stomach happy. Masala Idli is a favorite and takes me less than 15 minutes to prepare. Usually prepared as a breakfast fare with a good dose of lemon juice and fresh coriander as garnish. Lively, invigorating flavors!

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  3. All your recipes are very nice and i try almost every recipe at home and my husband likes them very much. thanks for posting a wonderful recipe.

  4. Hey….

    I am so happy…!!! everyday I am Cooking One or Other Receipe and Am Showered with Wonderful Blessing from my Parents…. That makes Me feel like Heaven… Thats All Coz of You… Love You!!!!

  5. hi sailaja garu…..nenu mee dishes chala varaku try chesanu…..they turned out to be really good….u actually inspired me…..even i tried this one today at home….and itz a huge hit……thank u sooo much…..

  6. Here I am in Brisbane Australia with some left over idlis after only a few minutes I have a tasty and delicious dish. Thank You.

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