Idli Upma Recipe – Recipe with Leftover idlis

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    Idli Upma Recipe – Recipe with Leftover idlis

    Idli upma is a delicious snack prepared with the leftover idlis. We often try ways to use the leftover foods. This recipe of idli upma is the best way to utilize the leftover idlis. It is prepared with leftover idlis, veggies and few Indian spices. Your family especially kids will love it for sure.

    If the idlis are stored in fridge then soak them in hot water they will become perfect to make upma. For making idli upma, you can use any veggie as per your choice or availability. You can even prepare it without any veggie. It will taste super scrumptious. So, try out making idli upma with this easy to follow step-by-step instructions. Enjoy!

    Directions

    Getting ready:

    Firstly, crumble the steamed idlis with hand. Place it in a bowl. If idlis were kept in refrigerator then dip them in hot water for a while until they turn soft. After that, crumble them.

    idli upmaMaking:

    Place a pan on flame and pour some oil in it. Splutter red mustard seeds into it. After that, add urad dal and chana dal into it. Roast them for a while until they turn golden brown in colour.

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    Now add chopped ginger, chopped green chilly, curry leaves, green peas and peanuts into the pan. Saute to mix everything really well. After that, add turmeric powder, salt and cut red chilly into four part and add to it. Roast everything for a minute.

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    Veggies are now roasted aptly. Now add crumbled idlis into the pan followed by chopped green coriander. Mix everything really well. Saute it for 2-3 minutes so that crumbled idlis mixes well with the veggies and spices.

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    Everything is now mixed well. Idli upma is now ready. Turn off the flame. Add lemon juice to it. Mix it really well. Transfer idli upma to a serving plate.

    idli upmaServing:

    Serve this mouth-drooling and tantalizing idli upma steaming hot as a breakfast or evening snack. Enjoy!

    Suggestion

    • If you are using fresh green peas then boil them first until they turn tender.
    • Here we have added green peas and peanuts in this upma but you can add onions, tomatoes, chopped carrots, baby corns or any other vegetable of your choice. You can also make idli upma without any veggie.
    Idli Upma Recipe - Recipe with Leftover idlis idli upma
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    Recipe type: Snacks
    Cuisine: Indian
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    Serves: 4
     
    Ingredients
    • Idlis – 10
    • Green peas – ½ cup
    • Peanuts – ¼ cup (roasted & peeled)
    • Oil – 2 tbsp
    • Green coriander – 2-3 tbsp
    • Chana dal – ½ tsp
    • Urad dal – ½ tsp
    • Red mustard seeds – ½ tsp
    • Curry leaves – 10-12
    • Green chilly – 1 (finely chopped)
    • Red chilly – 1
    • Ginger baton – ½ inch (finely chopped) or 1 tsp paste
    • Lemon juice – 2 tsp
    • Salt – ½ tsp or to taste
    • Turmeric powder – less than ¼ tsp
    Instructions
    1. Firstly, crumble the steamed idlis with hand. Place it in a bowl.
    2. Place a pan on flame and pour some oil in it. Splutter red mustard seeds, urad dal and chana dal into it.
    3. Now add chopped ginger, chopped green chilly, curry leaves, green peas, peanuts, turmeric powder, salt and cut red chilly into four part and add to it. Saute to mix everything really well.
    4. Now add crumbled idlis into the pan followed by chopped green coriander. Mix everything really well.
    5. Idli upma is now ready. Turn off the flame. Add lemon juice to it. Mix it really well. Transfer idli upma to a serving plate.
    6. Serve this mouth-drooling and tantalizing idli upma steaming hot as a breakfast or evening snack. Enjoy!

     

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