Idli Chilli Video by Tarla Dalal

Idli Chilli Video by Tarla Dalal

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Here is how you can transform one of the most common South Indian breakfast recipe – Idli, into an appetizing party starter. If you have some leftover idlis, cut them into cubes, sauté in oil and inject some Oriental style excitement into it, with vinegar, soya and other sauces, and chunky veggies too. Not just youngsters but adults too, are sure to enjoy this Idli Chilli.




Recipe Description for Idli Chilli, Chilli Idli, Idli Snack

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Makes 2 servings
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Ingredients


For Idli Chilli
2 cups idli cubes
2 tsp red chilli sauce
3 1/2 tbsp oil
2 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
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 finely chopped spring onions

For The Garnish
1 tbsp finely chopped spring onions

Method

For idli chilli

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}idli chilli{/span}, 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the capsicum and sauté on a medium flame for 1 more minute.
  5. 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.
  6. Add the sautéed idlis and spring onions, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while tossing occasionally.
  7. Serve the {span class="bold1"}idli chilli{/span} immediately garnished with spring onions.
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