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:

Sharmilee! :) said... Reply To This Comment

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

Kalpana Sareesh said... Reply To This Comment

wow too good..perfect breakfast..

Prathibha said... Reply To This Comment

I too make this..looks delicious n yumm

Hari Chandana said... Reply To This Comment

Sounds interesting and tempting.. awesome shot too !!
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Jaya said... Reply To This Comment

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

Deeksha said... Reply To This Comment

Idlis look cute and yummy...

Nisa Homey said... Reply To This Comment

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

sweetartichoke.com said... Reply To This Comment

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

Suhaina said... Reply To This Comment

wow that is something new. looks very good.

Kaveri said... Reply To This Comment

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

Satya said... Reply To This Comment

mini idli fry looks very tempting..yummy
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Curry Leaf said... Reply To This Comment

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

Shireen Sequeira said... Reply To This Comment

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 :)

Rinku Naveen said... Reply To This Comment

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

Alessandra said... Reply To This Comment

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

Mélange said... Reply To This Comment

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

Chandrani Banerjee said... Reply To This Comment

Idli looks so tempting, Priya.

Prathima Rao said... Reply To This Comment

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!!
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Rani acharyulu said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely tomato flavored fried mini Idlies looks yummy...

simply.food said... Reply To This Comment

Wonderful tasty and speedy.

PJ said... Reply To This Comment

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...

aipi said... Reply To This Comment

Yum ~ it sounds so flavorful n appetizing!
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Suja said... Reply To This Comment

Tempting and filling breakfast..makes me drool

Sayantani said... Reply To This Comment

I love these mini idlis. looks so cute.

RAKS KITCHEN said... Reply To This Comment

Sounds yummy and tangy,looks too good priya!

kitchen flavours said... Reply To This Comment

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

Spandana said... Reply To This Comment

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

notyet100 said... Reply To This Comment

Platter looks yum,:)

sangee vijay said... Reply To This Comment

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

Laavanya said... Reply To This Comment

Such a tasty snack!

DEESHA said... Reply To This Comment

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

Sobha Shyam said... Reply To This Comment

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

Ramya said... Reply To This Comment

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.

Vidhya said... Reply To This Comment

Love those mini idllies

Vimitha Anand said... Reply To This Comment

Tangy and yummy looking idlis dear

divya said... Reply To This Comment

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

schmetterlingwords said... Reply To This Comment

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

Mehjabeen Arif said... Reply To This Comment

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..

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Alpana said... Reply To This Comment

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