Corn Idli Upma | How to make Corn Idli Upma

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ByKrithika Chandrasekaran
Created on 7th Oct 2015
  • Corn Idli Upma, How to make Corn Idli Upma

About Corn Idli Upma

A variation in the leftover idli saga with the twist of corn.

The delicious and mouthwatering Corn Idli Upma is a famous dish of Tamil Nadu and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Corn Idli Upma is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Corn Idli Upma. Krithika Chandrasekaran shared this Corn Idli Upma recipe which is perfect to serve for 2 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Corn Idli Upma. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Corn Idli Upma recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

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Corn Idli Upma

Ingredients to make Corn Idli Upma

  • Boiled corn - 1 cup
  • Leftover idlis - 4 to 5 (Cubed)
  • Green chilli - 1 (slit)
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds (Jeera) - 1 tsp
  • Chopped ginger - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds (Rai) - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder (Haldi) - 1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves - a few
  • Chopped coriander - a few
  • Salt to taste

How to make Corn Idli Upma

  1. Heat oil in a pan. Add jeera and let it crackle. Now add the mustard seeds and let it crackle as well.
  2. Add in the grated ginger and saute, followed by the green chilli and curry leaves. Saute for a minute.
  3. Now add the boiled corn, salt to taste and haldi. Toss well, cover and let it cook for about 5 minutes.
  4. Now add in the idli cubes and mix well. Let it cook for a few minutes so the idlis soak in the flavour as well.
  5. Remove from flame and add the lemon juice and chopped dhaniya. Mix well and serve hot.

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