Idli Manchurian Recipe | How to Make Idli Manchurian | Leftover Idly Recipe

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Idli Manchurian Recipe | How To Make Idli Manchurian With Lefover Idlis

Idli manchurian recipe | Idly manchurian recipe | south indian idli manchurian with detailed photo and video recipe.

Idly manchurian is the mouth-watering way to use leftover idlis. South Indian Idli manchurian is great fusion of Chinese cuisine with a south Indian dish. It is a popular street food recipe especially in south India. This idli manchurian recipe would give a great experience to your tongue in each bite.

We can make many recipes with leftover idlis, few of them I had listed here:

Idli Manchurian Recipe | What is the Recipe of Idli Manchurian

Cuisine Indian
Author Rashmi Sharma


  • 6-7 Idlis Refigerated and chopped

For the Manchurian sauce

  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 big Onion finely chopped
  • 1 Green Chilly finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tbsp Soya Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
  • 1 Capsicum chopped
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp Red chilly powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp Cornflour mixed with 1/4 cup of water

For the batter

  • 1 cup All purpose flour/Maida
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 1/2 tbsp pepper
  • water
  • Oil to deep fry


  1. Make a batter using the ingredients mentioned-starting with flour, cornflour, salt, pepper and water.

  2.  In a kadai add enough oil to deep fry. Dip the chopped idli into the batter and deep fry till golden brown and crisp.Drain on absorbent paper and keep aside.

  3. In a Hawkins Futura Non-Stick Frying Pan and add oil and saute the onions and green chilly till golden brown.

  4.  Mix in the ginger garlic paste and saute for 3-4 minutes or till the raw smell goes.

  5. Add the chopped capsicum, tomato sauce, soya sauce, vinegar, sugar, chilly powder and salt to taste and stir well.

  6. Now add the cornflour slurry and mix well till you get a thick manchurian sauce.

  7. . Mix in the fried idlis and stir well till the idli gets coated with the sauce and turns crisp.

  8. . Mix in the fried idlis and stir well till the idli gets coated with the sauce and turns crisp.

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