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May 18, 2011

IDLI FRY

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Recently my MIL was telling about the idly fry she had in her brother's place. I was attracted by the simple recipe and we tried with the left over idlies.It was very nice & tasty. Usually i add G&G , garam masala to make the fry. But this version is completely different from mine.No need to deep fry the idlies too. So its an easy & low calorie food.Do try this let me know friends.

idly fry masala

INGREDIENTS
  • Left over idlies - 12- 15 nos
  • Sesame oil - 2 tbsp
  • Salt - As needed.
To roast & grind :
  • Coriander seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Red chilly - 4 nos ( long variety )
  • Grated Coconut - 1 tbsp
  • Small onion - 10 nos or Big onion - 1 no
  • Jeera / cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp
  • Cooking Oil - 1tsp
To temper :
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1 tbsp
  • Channa dal - 1 tsbp
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Cooking oil -  1tbsp
To garnish :
  • Coriander leaves - few
Lemon juice - few drops to taste.

METHOD
  • Heat oil in a kadai and roast the items given under "To roast & grind " except coconut.
  • Grind all the roasted items along with grated coconut.Add little water & grind to a smooth paste.Set aside.
  • Cut the idlies into small cubes.Mix the ground paste and toss well. Take care the idly pieces should not break.
  • In a wide mouthed kadai , add oil and temper the items given above .
  • Now add the masala coated idly pieces and saute well for few minutes by simmering the flame.Saute till the raw smell of masala disappears.
  • Switch off the flame and add the lemon juice.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve hot !!

25 comments :

  1. Simple but yet a delicious and irresistible idly fry..

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  2. Very flavoursome and easy to make ♥

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  3. came out perfect..i never tried at home,love the presentation..thanx for sharing...

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  4. Recipes with leftover idlis are alwayz a welcome in our home!! I have never loved idlis but do look forward to idli fry!! And this looks like one dish i will enjoy!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  5. I have not tried this version with left over idlis... looks delicious:)
    Reva

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  6. The more the merrier :P left overs transformed into tasty treats is such big satisfaction! thanks for another version dear:P

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  7. yet another dish save the leftover instead of wasting . thanks for sharing

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  8. Nice way to use up left over idillies.

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  9. this my fav. mom used to do this for dinner from leftover from the breakfast

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  10. Simple yet yummy way to use leftovers

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  11. looks delicious and its a nice idea to use left over idli's ....

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  12. simple yet delicious! nice way to use left over idlies..

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  13. Simple and quick breakfast..

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