Idli fry | How to make Idli fry

By shridevi thirumalesh  |  23rd Nov 2015  |  
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About Idli fry Recipe

If you have leftover Idly at home, you can try this fry with a Chinese twist.

Idli fry

Ingredients to make Idli fry

  • Idli 3-4 Nos
  • capsicum (small) - 1 No
  • onion -1 No
  • tomato - 1 No
  • carrot - 1 No
  • fennel seeds - 1 Spoon
  • chilli powder as per taste
  • coriander powder - 1/2 Spoon
  • cumin Powder - 1/2 Spoon
  • soya sauce : 2 spoons
  • tomato sauce : 3-4 spoons
  • ginger : Small piece (Optional)
  • garlic : 5-6 cloves
  • Dill leaves & coriander leaves (Optional)
  • salt as per taste
  • Cooking oil

How to make Idli fry

  1. Cut idli into small cubes & keep aside.
  2. Chop onion, capsicum,tomato , green leaves.
  3. Grate carrot & finely chop ginger & garlic.
  4. In a pan, heat oil, add fennel seeds, fry till they splutter ( fry for 1 or 2 seconds). Keep the flame medium.
  5. Add finely chopped ginger & garlic. Fry till raw smell goes off.
  6. Add onions fry till they turn pink, add capsicum fry for 10 second.
  7. Add chopped green leaves, grated carrot & tomato. Sauté well.
  8. Add Chilli powder, Coriander powder, Cumin Powder; Mix well.
  9. Add sauces & sauté. Add salt & mix properly.
  10. Now add Idli pieces & mix properly.
  11. Garnish with coriander leaves & serve hot.

My Tip:

If you refrigerate idlis for some time, then it is easy to cut idli into small cubes. Check taste before adding salt, since we have used sauces.

Reviews for Idli fry (7)

Jyoti Zanvar Mundadaa year ago

I made it's yummy ..My hubby likes it :heart_eyes:

Sweta Shet2 years ago

I made this..its delicious..nice recipe..

Rajni Singh2 years ago


Poornima Sharma2 years ago


ambika singh2 years ago

will definitely be trying this recipe the next time we have leftover idlis at home :D

Nidhi Chopra3 years ago


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