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Idli Upma By Preetha


May 23, 2014

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2-3

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

The South Indian staple Idli can be used to make Idli Upma beside's varieties of other dishes including 'Idli Chilly', 'Szechuan Idli' amongst many others. Preetha shows us an exciting dish- 'Idli Upma'-perfect to be made with left overs.

INGREDIENTS

    4 Idlis
    1 tbsp cooking oil
    1 tsp mustard seeds
    Urad dal (Split black gram)
    Cumin seeds
    Green chillies
    Coriander
    1 tbsp dhania (coriander) powder
    2 small onions, sliced thinly
    Salt to taste
    Crushed ginger
    1 red chilli, chopped
    1 tsp turmeric powder
    A dash of hing (asafoetida)
    Curry leaves

DIRECTIONS

In a heated pan, add in oil. Add mustard, urad daal, cumin, curry leaves and chillies. Mix.
Add in the onions and turmeric and mix again.
Add in salt and the crumbled idlis. Mix well and let it cook for about 5 minutes.
Garnish with corriander and serve hot.

About Preetha SrinivasanFollow On

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Preetha’s endeavour is to promote south Indian cuisine through her YouTube channel, Dakshin Curry. She absolutely loves curry leaves, and can fit them happily into in any recipe. For those of you who curse the poor thing, dry roast and powder them or use them in your dishes and enjoy the health benefits she says.

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