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February 10, 2011

KAIMA IDLI – SARAVANA BHAVAN STYLE

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When i was searching for recipes using left over idlies , i came across this kaima idly in sharmilee’s blog. I got attracted by this title & tried it on the same day.It was very nice.Thanku so much sharmilee :). Now i am posting this for my future reference.Sure kids would love this..

KAIMA IDLY

INGREDIENTS :
  • Left over idlies – 5 nos  ( cube cut )
  • Big onion – 1 no (finely chopped)
  • Tomato – 2 nos (-do-)
  • Green chilly - 1 no ( finely chopped)
  • Capsicum - 1/2 no
  • Red chilly powder– 1/2 tsp
  • Dhania powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt  – As needed.
To temper :
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Channa dal – 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves – a few
To garnish :
Coriander leaves - few

METHOD:
  • Heat a kadai with 2 tbsp of oil and  shallow fry the cube cut idly pieces.( u can also deep fry)Set aside.
  • In the same kadai, add a tbsp of oil and temper the items given above.
  • Now add the  chopped onion , saute well.Add green chilly ,curry leaves & capsicum pieces.Saute well.
  • Then add tomato pieces and saute till it becomes mushy.
  • Finally add  red chilly powder , turmeric powder , garam masala powder & salt. Mix well.
  • Now add the shallow fried idlies and toss well .
Garnish with coriander leaves and enjoy eating hot !!

NOTE 

In the actual recipe, the idlies are deep fried .But for health concern, i shallow fried the idlies.For kids , u can deep dry & do.So its ur choice of making it.


40 comments :

  1. I haven't seen a better recipe using left over idlies..soo tempting:-)
    Wish i cud grab that cute yellow fork and start gobbling right now..

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  2. Wow looks very tempting...Thanks for trying, and glad you all liked it. Its been a while since I made it and urs tempts me more :)

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  3. Very yummy look it poses... Colorful & tempting.... How I wish I could taste a bite.... :)

    Ash....
    (http://hastkala-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  4. What a wonderful way to use up leftover idlis..... It is absolutely lipsmacking...
    Reva

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  5. I always idly uppuma with left over idlis. But your kaima idly will replace mine soon:) Very tempting dish.

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  6. great way of using left over idli.
    Nice blog.

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  7. பேர் பாத்துட்டு வேர என்னமோன்னு நினைச்சேன். டேஸ்டி ரெசிப்பி.

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  8. இனிமேல இட்லி மீந்துபோனா வேஸ்ட் ஆகாது. நல்ல குறிப்பு. நன்றி.

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  9. Great way to use left over idlis..looks absolutely delicious.

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  10. Easy and tasty way with Idlis
    http://chettinadthruminu.blogspot.com/

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  11. This is semms to one of the best way to use left over Idlis.. Looks delicious

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  12. i will make this when next time i have left over idlis:)

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  13. Nice one... can put the left over idlis into good use..

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  14. Thank you for visiting my blog. You have great recipes over here..

    ...Following your blog from now on. ..... :-)

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  15. looks very tempting and delicious dear :)

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  16. Would love to have this idly everyday,soo tempting..

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  17. Love this so much..looks so good and yumm. Hey ur layout is cool, very nice.

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  18. A nice way to use left over idlis...yummy!!

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  19. I had no idea what idlis were, now I know to be a South Indian savoury cake.
    Have a great week ♥

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  20. So delicious recipe for leftover idlis..

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  21. My favorite...Love it...Used to eat in hotel whenever we go...

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  22. Have to try it out. I am sure my kids are going to it while going thru it

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  23. no doubt my daughter will love this.nice variation from the usual idli we make

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  24. I wanted to try this too and started with deep frying idlies,but the idlies all stuck up in my laddle ending up in messy oil. This way I will sure try!

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  25. I do the same with the leftover idlis.

    They look simply delicious.

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  26. Nice recipe.Simply superb.Thanks for the post.

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  27. Very tasty and spicy leftover idea!

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  28. Love the tittle of your blog.You have a a nice space and exhaustive list of recipes.Thank you for stopping by.

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  29. I too love the kaima idli you get in saravana bhavan and make it often - looks really nice Chitra

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  30. wow, nice and yummy, kids will sure love this!

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