Idli Upma

There are many ways to use the left over idlis and make quick meals (breakfast or dinner) . we have already shared our Idli chilly recipe. Here , we share how upma can be made using left over idlis.


Preparation time : 5 minutes

Cooking time : 10 minutes

Serves – 1-2

Ingredients :

  1. Idli – 10
  2. onion – 1 large  finely chopped
  3. green chilli – 1-2 (or according to your spice level)
  4. ginger – 1 teaspoon (grated)
  5. mustard seeds – 1/2 teaspoon
  6. urid dhal – 1/2 teaspoon
  7. Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  8. coriander leaves – 3 tablespoon (finely chopped)
  9. curry leaves – a little (finely chopped)
  10. salt, oil


Method :

Step 1:  Crumble the idlis and keep it aside.

Step 2:  heat oil in a pan. add in mustard seeds.When it crackles, add in urid dhal. When it turns light brown,  add in green chillies, ginger and curry leaves .saute and then add onion.

Step 3: when the onions turn translucent , add crumbled idlis ,turmeric powder and salt.Add in a little water . Give it a very good mix until they combine very well.

Step 4 : Simmer and cook for a couple of minutes. Finally garnish with coriander leaves.

Idli Upma is ready !

Tip : peanuts can be added along with urid dal. Also , grated coconut can be added along with crumbled idlis. These give a very good flavor to the idli upma.

Click me for more upma recipes at b2d!




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