Friday, June 5, 2009

Curried Idlis With Green Peas

Most of the times there will be a left over in case of idli and if u dont want to have it just as it is  and if u dont know what to do with these, try this unusual dish which is tangy, spicy and something different, am sure u ll will enjoy trying  as well as having this new dish, so here goes the recipe for it


5-6 left over idlis cut into cubes

1/2 cup boiled green peas

1 onion chopped

1 tsp ginger paste

2 tsp finely chopped garlic

1/4 cup tomato puree

2 tsp sambhar masala powder

1 tsp red chilli powder

1/2 tsp sugar

1/4 cup milk

3 tbsp oil

2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves

salt to taste


  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non-stick pan and shallow fry the idli pieces till golden brown and crisp on both the side and keep aside
  • Heat the remaining oil in the same pan, add onion and fry till translucent and then add ginger,garlic and fry for sometime
  • Add tomato puree, and fry for 2-3 minutes, then add sambar masala powder,chilli powder,sugar and salt
  • Add 1 cup of water,milk and bring it to a boil and then add the idli pieces and cover and cook till it gets well blended with the gravy
  • garnish it with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot


  1. wow what a wonderful use of leftover idlis..those idlis looks delicious

  2. thanks trupti....i hope u really enjoy tring and having this one with ur family

  3. Very innovative and fresh way of using left-over idlis. It looks delicious. Thanks for sharing.

  4. thanks bhawna....keep visiting and commenting

  5. wow! those idlis look soo spicy :)

  6. ya it is tangy and spicy mangala...keep visiting and thanks for commenting