Masala Idlis | How to make Masala Idlis

By Saranya Sridharan  |  2nd May 2017  |  
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About Masala Idlis Recipe

Leftover idlis just got a makeover.

Masala Idlis, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Masala Idlis by Saranya Sridharan will definitely help you in its preparation. The Masala Idlis can be prepared within 10 minutes. The time taken for cooking Masala Idlis is 15 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Masala Idlis step by step. The detailed explanation makes Masala Idlis so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Masala Idlis can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Masala Idlis from BetterButter.

Masala Idlis

Ingredients to make Masala Idlis

  • Idly - 8 - 10, cubed
  • onions - 1 , thinly sliced
  • tomatoes - 2, finely chopped
  • Bell peppers (green, yellow and red) - finely chopped
  • turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • red chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • cumin seed powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala Powder - 1 tsp
  • tomato Ketchup - 1 tbsp
  • sugar - a small pinch
  • salt to taste
  • oil - 1/2 tbsp
  • ghee - 1/2 tbsp
  • ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp

How to make Masala Idlis

  1. In a pan, heat the ghee and oil. Once heated, add the pieces of idlis and saute for a couple of minutes, until it begins to crisp up a bit and remove it on a plate.
  2. You can deep fry them in oil if you wish, but this tastes even better.
  3. In the same pan, add the sliced onions, ginger garlic paste, a small pinch of sugar and saute for a couple of minutes.
  4. Add the tomatoes and cook until mushy.
  5. Add the bell peppers, all the spices, some ketchup and salt and cook for a couple more minutes.
  6. Once everything begins to come together, add the idlis, toss well and take it off the heat after a minute.
  7. Serve hot. This tastes great just on its own or you could serve it with some chilled yogurt raita.

My Tip:

You can add any vegetables or mushroom or even paneer to this.

Reviews for Masala Idlis (1)

Arushi Singha year ago

looks great will try out soon

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