Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Rava Idli in Tomato Gravy

Another recipe from leftover idlis -  great for breakfast, tea-time snack and lunch box.


8 -12 leftover Idlis, cut in cubes
2 onion, chopped
3 Tomatos
1 tsp Garam masala
1 tsp Sambhar powder
1 tsp Urad dal
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Red chilli Powder
A pinch Turmeric powder
Few Curry leaves
Salt to taste
3 tbsp Oil
A pinch asafetida
Few Coriander leaves


  • Grind tomatoes to a fine paste without adding water and keep aside.
  • Heat up oil in a pan; add mustard seeds, when they splutter, add urad dal, asafetida and turmeric powder.
  • When golden brown, add chopped onions and sauté till translucent.
  • Now add the tomato puree, mix and cook till the raw smell is diffused.
  • Add all masalas and curry leaves. Mix well. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the cubed idli pieces. Cook till all the mixture is coated over idli pieces evenly.
  • Add chopped coriander leaves and serve hot. 


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