Chilli Idly | Idly Manchurian
Chilly Idly is a tasty, soooper tempting dish..!! This healthy recipe is very easy & quick to prepare, if we have left over idlis or fresh idlis. Recently, we tasted this in a restaurant. The taste was too good with the rich flavor of garlic & the hotness of red chilly, that I couldn’t resist to try it at home.! When I googled for the recipe, I came across this interesting and innovative recipe…& It came out absolutely ipsmacking..:-) Check out the easy & yummy recipe of Chilly Idly..:)
Idlies - 5 or 6
Maida flour - 1 ½ tbsp
Corn flour - 1 ½ tbsp
Saffron food color - a pinch
Onion - 1
Tomato - 1
Ginger - small piece
Garlic - 3 to 4
Red chilly pwd - 1 tsp
Coriander pwd - ½ tsp
Garam masala pwd - ½ tsp
Oil to fry
Salt as needed
Onion sliced - 2 to 3 tbsp
Capsicum sliced - 3 tbsp
Garlic sliced - 1 tsp
Green chilly sliced - ½ tsp
Oil - 1 tsp
Salt - a pinch
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In a small bowl, add maida, ½ tsp salt & corn flour.
To it add a pinch of saffron food color.
Add water and make it to thick paste.
Keep it aside.
In a pan, fry onion, tomato, ginger, garlic and allow to cool.
Grind it to fine paste.
Add red chilly pwd, ½ tsp salt, coriander pwd and garam masala pwd to it.
Combine well and set aside.
Chop onion, capsicum, green chilly, garlic to small pieces.
In a pan, add a tsp of oil & heat it.
Add the chopped ingredients and sauté them for a minute, by adding a pinch of salt.
Take it aside in a plate.
Prepare hot soft idlies and slice it to fine pieces.
Coat the sliced idly piece in flour paste ( step 4 )
Heat oil in a frypan.
Gently drop the coated idly pieces in hot oil.
Keep flame in medium and fry them till crisp (approx 1 to 2 mins)
Drain and reserve in kitchen tissue.
Take a small pan and heat it.
Add the tomato onion paste ( step 8 )
Sauté for few seconds.
Add the fried onion, capsicum, green chilly & garlic. ( step 12 )
Give a quick stir.
Add the fried Idlies.
Mix it gently and turn off flame.
Transfer to a serving plate & garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves.
Lipsmacking chilly Idly is ready to enjoy with tomato ketchup or any other dip..!