Idli Upma
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Recipe type: Upma
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 3
  • Crumbled idli - 1 cup + ½ cup
  • Onion - ½ cup finely chopped
  • Turmeric powder - a pinch
  • Idli Podi - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - ½ tsp
  • Cumin Powder - ¼ tsp
  • Salt - as needed
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard -1/4 tsp
  • Channa dal - ¾ tsp
  • Urad dal - ¾ tsp
  • Hing - a pinch
  • Curry leaves - few
  1. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When it splutters, add bengal gram, urad dal, hing and curry leaves
  2. When dal turns golden brown, add finely chopped onions ans saute till onion turns translucent. Then add coriander powder, cumin powder, Idli podi and salt mix well. Finally add Crumbled Idlis and cook for 3-5 minutes (depending on the texture needed your upma)
1.Do not prepare this upma with hot idlis.The idlis have to be cold, so that they will get crumbled nicely. Refrigerate idlis for at least 1 hour for easy crumble
2.Can add green chillies instead of idli podi
3.Add ginger garlic paste/ garlic powder to make it flavorful
Recipe by Traditionally Modern Food at