Chilli idli recipe know how to make chilli idli with step by step photo and video.
Idli is a popular dish as South Indian breakfast recipe which needs no introduction. Today, I am going to share a yummy snack recipe with leftover idlis. Chilli idli recipe is an unique take on the traditional Idli. Chili idli replaces the traditional condiments served along with bland idlis to make the idlis spicy and tangy.
Kids love this snack for sure. You can make it as an after school snack as well.
Chilli Idli Recipe
- 2 cups idli cubes
- 2 tsp red chilli sauce
- 3 1/2 tbsp tbsp oil
- 2 tsp ginger (adrak) finely chopped
- 2 tsp garlic (lehsun) finely chopped
- 2 tsp green chillies finely chopped
- 1/2 cup onion cubes
- 1/2 cup capsicum cubes
- 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
- 1/2 tsp sugar
- 1 tsp vinegar
- 1 tsp soy sauce
- salt to taste
- 2 tbsp spring onions finely chopped (whites and greens)
- 1 tbsp spring onions finely chopped (whites and greens)
Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the idli and sauté on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till it turns light brown in colour. Keep aside.
Heat the remaining 1½ tbsp oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the ginger, garlic and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
Add the capsicum and sauté on a medium flame for 1 more minute.
Add the tomato ketchup, sugar, vinegar, soya sauce, red chilli sauce and salt mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
Add the sautéed idlis and spring onions, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while tossing occasionally.
Serve immediately garnished with spring onions.