Idli Upma recipe | thalicha idli | masala idli

Idli Upma recipe | thalicha idli | masala idli can be prepared with fresh idlis or left out idlis. Seasoning is done with chopped idlis and we add salt, pepper powder and cumin powder which enhances its taste. This will be a perfect evening snacks or can be prepared for breakfast or dinner.

Let us see how to make Masala idli (Thalicha idli ) This can be prepared with left out idlis in the evening or on the next day morning

Ingredients:-

  • idli’s – 4 number
  • mustard seeds/ kadugu – 1/4 tsp
  • urad dal/ ulundham paruppu – 1/2 tsp
  • asafoetida/ perungayam – pinch
  • onion – 2 tblsp (chopped)
  • green chilly – 1 (slit)
  • red chilly – 1 (broken)
  • salt – 1/4 tsp
  • pepper and cumin powder – 1/4 tsp

Ingredients - mustard seeds, urad dal, asafoetida, chopped onions, curry leaves, red chilly and green chilly.
Ingredients – mustard seeds, urad dal, asafoetida, chopped onions, curry leaves, red chilly and green chilly.

idlis
idlis

Method:-

1. Wash and break idli’s into small pieces using your fingers.

Chopped idlis
Chopped idlis

2. Heat one tsp of gingely oil in a fry pan. Add mustard seeds and when it splutters add urad dal and when it turns golden add asafoetida.

Seasoning
Seasoning

3. When it splutters add chopped onions, curry leaves, green chilly and red chilly.

Chopped onion, green chillies and curry leaves
Chopped onion, green chillies and curry leaves

4. Fry for one minute and now add chopped idlis.

Chopped idlis added
Chopped idlis added

5. Mix well and sauté for one minute. Now add salt, pepper and cumin powder. Idlis will stick to the bottom of the pan. Stir continuously and remove that portion which sticks to the fry pan and mix with the masala idli. It will be crispy and adds taste to the dish.

Salt and pepper cumin powder added
Salt and pepper cumin powder added

6. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve along with idli podi.

Idli Upma recipe | thalicha idli | masala idli
Idli Upma recipe | thalicha idli | masala idli

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