:: Masala Idli ::
 Recipe for Masala Idli
Quantity: 3-4 Serving         Preparation: 15min         Cooking: 15min
Idli pieces mixed with spices
Submitted by dpoojary         Cuisine : South Indian         Course : Main Course
:: Ingredients ::
  • 2 idlis, cubed
  • 1 cup mixed vegetables of your choice
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 1 small piece ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 green chilies, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 cardamoms
  • 1 tsp of fresh coriander and mint leaves (for garnishing)
  • :: Method ::
  • Heat oil in a pan and add cinnamon, cloves and cardamom. Then add the chopped onions and stir for few minutes till they turn golden brown.
  • Now add the vegetables and sauté for few minutes. Then add ginger, salt, chili powder, turmeric and coriander powder. To this add the idlis and stir till contents are thoroughly heated.
  • Transfer into serving dish and garnish with mint and coriander leaves.
  • :: Variations and Tips for making Masala Idli ::
    Garlic can also be added. Add few tomatoes if desired. The idlis can be made to very small peices using your hands instead of cutting into cubes for this dish. Try out Masala idli instead of the usual fried rice or biryani for a change.

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