Friday, August 19, 2011

Tomato Mini Idli Fry

During our vacation in India, my teddies enjoyed a lot mini idlis soaked in flavourful sambar,  they got hooked completely to those irresistible cute sambar mini idlis..I didnt forget to pick a mini idli stand while doing our shopping without any fail..Mini idlis rocks! my younger son who says no always to idlis is just enjoying mini idlis with anything..Our yesterday's dinner was this irresistible tomato mini idli fry with some leftover mini idlis...Its quite a delicious,quick and easy idli fry to serve either for breakfast or for lunch, this tomato idli fry doesnt need any side dish and gets vanished very much quickly once you serve them hot..A wonderful filling dish to enjoy without any hesitation, you can very well carry them for our lunch also..


20nos Mini Idlis (leftover)
1no Onion (big & chopped)
3nos Tomatoes (juicy & ripen)
1tsp Ginger garlic paste
1/2tsp Garam masala powder
3nos Green chillies (slit opened)
1tsp Red chilly powder
Few curry leaves
Salt
2nos Whole spices (bayleaves, cloves & cinnamon stick)
1/2tsp Fennel seeds
Chopped coriander leaves
Oil

Heat enough oil, fry the whole spices,fennel seeds..Add immediately the chopped onions,ginger garlic paste and chopped tomatoes with enough salt and saute until the veggies get well cooked, add the garam masala powder, red chilly powder, slit opened green chillies,curry leaves and cook everything for few minutes..

Now add the leftover mini idlis to the cooking masala,toss gently everything..add the chopped coriander leaves and cook for few minutes in simmer...Serve hot.


39 comments:

  1. Nice twist to the usual idli upma..looks very tempting

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  2. I too make this..looks delicious n yumm

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  3. Sounds interesting and tempting.. awesome shot too !!
    Indian Cuisine

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  4. I have fried left over idlis with curry leaves and mustard seeds..this tomato version sounds so delicious Priya..thanks for sharing ..hugs and smiles

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  5. Wow that's a cool twist....yumm!!

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  6. Totally agree with you: mini idli are cute and tasty! Your tomato version is super tempting!

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  7. wow that is something new. looks very good.

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  8. My daughter loves mini idlis in Sambar too...This is a nice different way to use up leftover idlis

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  9. Cute mini idlis. Love your way of using these. Hearty fry Priya

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  10. Yummy! I am going to try this with the leftover Sanna by the way (similar to idli) - u r back with ur recipes Priya, i am so happy :)

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  11. Loved this version of using left over idlis. Looks really yummy..

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  12. I like them, so cute and small in a spicy sauce, yum!

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  13. Wow,the sight itself is filling.No wonder how they got hooked.Lovely recipe there.

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  14. A delicious & interesting way to relish leftover idlis..And they look so yummm that i would not mind preparing idlis just to enjoy this dish!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  15. Lovely tomato flavored fried mini Idlies looks yummy...

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  16. My lil one loves mini idlis. I make this fry with the regular idlis. Your pic is so tempting and I am going to make this for her...

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  17. Yum ~ it sounds so flavorful n appetizing!
    USMasala

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  18. Tempting and filling breakfast..makes me drool

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  19. I love these mini idlis. looks so cute.

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  20. Sounds yummy and tangy,looks too good priya!

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  21. I really love idli, but have never tried them stir-fried before! Looks really good! Thanks for sharing!

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  22. Nice idea.. my son loves mini idlies too. I have to try it. Thanks for sharing!

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  23. wow...super duper good Priya...nice idea..looks yummy..

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  24. Wow this is such a cure dish. Feel like eating it now

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  25. a nice recipe with left over idlis, mini idlis are too cute, this dish sure don't need any sidedish..looks delicious..

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  26. i love these spicy mini idlis..I have had this years ago in Bangalore and I still remember how tasty it was...Thank you for stopping by my blog and dropping a lovely comment.

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  27. Tangy and yummy looking idlis dear

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  28. oh wow what a colorful dish.. love the beautiful clicks...

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  29. Lovely plate of mini idlies in tangy tomato sauce. Yummy... No wonder ur kids liked it :)

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  30. Mini Idlis are always very cute and hard to say no to.. This is a fabulous way to eat em.. no dish required.. i like that part..

    Jabeen's Corner

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  31. These idlis look so awesome. I am just drooling. Do visit my blog smart-snacks.blogspot.com

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