Today, I am here with really easy Idly Upma recipe. This is a versatile dish, that can be prepared with leftover idlies. It makes a filling snack for breakfast or even as a tea-time snack. In this recipe,the crumbled idlies are given a makeover by stir frying them with onions and tempering with flavorful spices. it tastes absolutely yummy that you can even serve it to guests. Once you try this, I’m sure you’ll make some extra idlies next time, just to have this delicious upma..:)
Idly - 4 to 5
Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard - ¼ tsp
Cumin seeds - ½ tsp
Split urad dal - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - a few
Green chilly - 1
Red chilly - 1
Grated ginger - 1 tsp
Peanuts - 2 tbsp
Onion - 1
Turmeric pwd - ¼ tsp
Hing - a pinch
Coriander pwd - ½ tsp
Lemon juice - few drops
Salt to taste
Fresh coriander leaves
Heat oil in a pan.
Season with the tempering ingredients, mustard, cumin seeds, split urad dal, curry leaves, green chilly, red chilly and grated
Wait to crackle.
Add finely sliced onions, toss till light brown.
Add peanuts and saute further.
Add turmeric pwd, hing, salt, coriander pwd and combine.
Take warm water in a bowl.
Dip in the idlies, just for few seconds.
Squeeze the water gently and crumble the idly coarsely.
Add the crumbled idly to the pan.
Mix well and cook covered for 2 mins.
Turn off flame.
Squeeze few drops of lemon juice.
Garnish with fresh cilantro leaves.
Yummilicious Idly Upma is ready.
Serve hot immediately with any side dish of your choice.