- Idlis – 4
- Onion – 1
- Ginger – Green Chili Paste – 1tsp
- Curry Leaves – Few
- Turmeric Powder – 1/8tsp
- Salt to Taste
- Red Chili Powder – 1/8tsp
- Black Gram – 1tsp
- Mustard Seeds – 1/2tsp
- Cumin Seeds – 1/2tsp
- Oil – 7tsps
Cut Idlis into cubes and keep them aside. Peel the onion and chop it finely.
Heat a pan and add oil to it. When the oil is hot add the black gram and fry till it starts changing color to golden brown. Then add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Fry till the seeds splutter. Then add curry leaves and ginger-green chili paste. Fry for a minute and add the chopped onions. Fry the chopped onions till transparent. Add the red chili powder, turmeric powder and salt. Mix well and add the cubed Idlis. Mix well and cook covered for a minute. Transfer the contents to a serving plate. Serve hot with coconut chutney.
Points to Remember:
After adding red chili powder and turmeric powder do not fry for long otherwise the powders may get burnt and the color and taste of the dish gets spoils.
Red chili powder is added to get a nice color to the dish, therefore adjust the green chilies in ginger- green chili paste to your taste.
In houses where we prepare Idli often, children may like a variety in Idlis. So prepare this fried Idli for them so that they can enjoy this dish.
As it is a dry recipe, this can be carried to office, as well, for Lunch
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