Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Achari Idli

A very tasty snack of left-over idlis and it is quite easy to prepare.

Prep & Cooking Time: 15 mts
Serves 4 persons

8 -10 left over idlis
1 onion, finely chopped
1 green chilies chopped
1 large tomato, finely chopped
1 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped
½ tsp red chili powder
½ tsp coriander powder
½ tsp onion seeds
pinch of garam masala powder (optional)
½ tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp oil

For tempering:

1 tsp mustard seeds
Few curry leaves


  • Heat oil in a cooking vessel, add the mustard seeds, onion seeds and let them splutter. Add the curry leaves and saute well.
  • Add the chopped onions, green chilies and saute on medium heat for 3-4 mts.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and saute for 5 mts till oil separates.
  • Add red chili pwd, coriander pwd, salt and garam masala pwd. Mix well.
  • Add the crumbled idlis and mix. Saute for 2 mts. Add lemon juice and mix. Turn off heat.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Serve warm.