Idli is really healthy as it uses almost no oil, as it is steamed and makes a great breakfast.
Sometime you run into a situation where you make one too many idlis. You can always reheat then and enjoy.
Here is a recipe that will help you incorporate this healthy breakfast item to your evening snack or another breakfast from left overs.
- left over idlis: 8
- green chilies: 2 slit
- Mustard seeds: 1 tsp
- onion: 1 medium thinly sliced
- turmeric powder: 1/4 tsp
- red chili powder: 1/2 tsp
- tomato: 1 small chopped
- 3/4 tbsp oil
- salt to taste
- curry leaves: 5-6
- coriander leaves: 1 1/2 – 2 tbsps finely chopped
Heat oil in a cooking vessel, add the mustard seeds.
As they stop spluttering add curry leaves and sauté for 1 min.
Add the green chilies and chopped onions along with a pinch of salt and saute for 3-4 mins.
Add the turmeric pwd, red chili pwd, and half of the fresh coriander leaves and mix well.
Add tomato and cook till tomato is mushy and saute for 4 -5 mts on low to medium flame.
Add the crumbled idlis and mix. Saute for 2 mts. Turn off heat.