Idli upma is a quick 15-minute recipe of upma made with leftover idlis.
5 to 6
split husked bengal gram
5 to 6
chopped or kept whole
dry red chili,
use red chilies which are not hot
or 1 small onion chopped
salt as required
1 to 2
Crumble 5 to 6 idlis and keep aside.
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan. Add 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds and let them crackle.
When they start crackling, add 1/2 teaspoon urad dal & 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds.
Saute till the urad dal turns golden.
Then add 5 to 6 curry leaves (chopped or kept whole), 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped ginger, 1 dry red chili and 1 green chili (chopped). You can also add a pinch of asafoetida at this step.
Stir and then add 1/4 cup chopped onion. Saute till the onions turn translucent.
Then add the crumbled idli. Also add a bit of salt. Mix very well and saute for a minute or two.
Then switch off the flame. Lastly add 1 to 2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves. At this step, you can also add some grated coconut.
Mix again and serve idli upma with some coconut chutney or lemon pickle.
Recipe can be easily doubled.
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