Idly Chili Cheese Toast

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Leftover Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • left over idlies 4
  • green chili - 1 tsp, minced
  • flour - 1.5 tbsp
  • milk - 200 ml
  • grated cheddar cheese - 6 tbsp
  • oil - 3 tbsp
  • butter - 2 tbsp
  • garlic - 1 tsp, minced

How to Make Idly Chili Cheese Toast

  • Slice each idly horizontally into two parts.
  • Grease a baking tray with oil.
  • Brush the idlies on both sides, with remaining oil.
  • Place them on the tray, cut side up.
  • Place in a preheated oven (200 degrees centigrade) till they begin to brown.
  • Meanwhile melt butter in a non-stick sauce pan.
  • Add garlic, fry till golden brown.
  • Add green chilies, fry for few seconds.
  • Add flour, fry for 30 seconds.
  • Remove from fire, stir in the milk, mix till smooth.
  • Place it back on fire and cook stirring till the sauce thickens.
  • Remove from fire, stir in ½ the cheese.
  • Take out the baking tray from the oven; spread the idlies with the prepared sauce.
  • Sprinkle remaining cheese on top. Return the tray to the oven and bake till the cheese melts.
  • Serve hot with mint chutney or tomato ketchup.