Spicy Idli Upma in sesame oil

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 8 - leftover idlis
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - channa dal
  • a pinch of hing
  • a pinch of turmeric powder
  • For chutney powder:
  • 4-5 tsp - channa dal
  • 3-4 - dried red chillies
  • 2 - curry leaves
  • a pinch of hing
  • salt to taste
  • 1-2 tsp - oil (preferably sesame oil)

How to Make Spicy Idli Upma in sesame oil

  • Cut the leftover idlis into small cubes and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, channa dal and hing.
  • When the mustard seeds splutter and the dal turns golden, add the idli pieces and turmeric.
  • Mix well and let the idli pieces turn a little golden and crisp.
  • Add 1 to 2 tsp of the chutney powder (prepared by coarsely grinding its ingredients together).
  • Turn off the flame.
  • Serve the spicy idli upma hot with coconut chutney.