Gourmet Fried Idly

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 6 - idlis
  • 1/2 - large onion
  • 1/4 tbsp - cabbage
  • 1 - tomato
  • green chillies: 3-4
  • Spices:
  • coriander leaves
  • turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • curry leaves - about 10
  • ginger - a small piece, coarsely grated
  • jaggery - 1 tsp
  • cashews - about 10
  • mint leaves - 2-3 (optional)
  • Other ingredients:
  • cooking oil
  • 1/2 - lemon

How to Make Gourmet Fried Idly

  • Cut onions and green chillies into fine pieces, cabbage into slightly longer pieces.
  • Cut ginger into small, but not too fine pieces, cut the tomato into smaller pieces (after removing and discarding seeds).
  • Cut the idlis into 4 pieces each - to a total of about 24 pieces.
  • Heat 2 tbsp of gingili or olive oil in a pan and fry onions, green chillies and cashews for about 3 minutes first and then add cabbage, tomato pieces, ginger, curry leaves, coriander, mint and fry for another 3-5 minutes.
  • Add salt to taste. During the last 1-2 minutes of frying, add chilli powder and turmeric. Fry till the raw smell of turmeric goes.
  • In a frying pan, deep fry the idly pieces in cooking oil.
  • Mix the fried idlis with the fried vegetables and add a few drops of lemon juice for taste.
  • The dish should preferably be served while the idlis are crisp.

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