Main Ingredients:

A South Indian dish that whole India loves to eat!

Idli is a South Indian dish which is extremely popular all over India. It has various version or types in which it is prepared, served, and consumed. Today, we will look at how fried idli is prepared.

Breakfast or Even snack, the magic remains the same….

It is a slightly spicy fried dish made from idlis. Generally, the idlis are fried to make them crispy and next they are tossed in some south Indian spices and curry leaves.

This dish can be served with tomato ketchup, sambar, or coconut chutney. Have it in breakfast or like an evening snack, the heavenly taste will surely satisfy your tastebuds.

A Dish that is high on nutrients and easy to digest 

Commonly, people eat fried idli in breakfast. The fried idli is also know as one of the most nutritious and light choice of food because of the steaming process included in making it. This preserves almost all its nutrients.

Not just that, fermentation breaks the starches as a result, idli becomes easily digested by the body.

Fresh Idli or Leftover Idlis? No issues, you can make it from either one

The best part is you can prepare this dish from fresh idli or from leftover idlis as well. Refrigerated idlis that are just a day old are perfect for frying as they absorb less quantity of oil.

Now let’s look at the easy steps to make delicious fried idli at home.

This lovely dish is prepared in just two simple steps.

Step 1 – Bring together, mix and done!

Cut the idlis in small pieces as per your choice. Now take a pan and put one tablespoon oil in it. After that put one tablespoon mustard seeds, one tablespoon cumin, ½ tablespoon heeng, curry leaves, 2 chopped green chilli, ½ tablespoon turmeric, 1 tablespoon red chilli powder, and 1 tablespoon water in the wok. Stir it all for a few minutes. 

Add salt as per your taste and preference.

Step 2 – Easy mixing and garnishing for a beautiful final touch

Now put the idli pieces in the same wok having the mixture of all the above ingredients and mix it nicely. Garnish it with fresh chopped coriander and cook it for few more minutes.

That’s it! The fried idli is ready to be served.

Happy Cooking!  


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