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Left Overs – Idli Upma

Yesterday evening we entertained North Indian guests. They relish South Indian tiffins and it was idli, garelu with sambar and coconut chutney.

Idli, Ulli garelu, coconut chutney and sambar

There were few idlis left from last night sitting in the fridge. So how do you use up those left over idlis? One simple quick way is Idli Upma.

Nehal’s Breakfast ~ Idli Upma

Idli Upma Recipe

Cooking: 10-12 mts

Cuisine: South Indian



5-6 left over idlis, crumbled

1 onion, finely chopped

1-2 chopped green chilli

big pinch turmeric pwd

pinch asafoetida (optional)

salt to taste

chopped coriander leaves for garnish

1 tbsp oil

For tempering/poppu/tadka:

1/2 tsp mustard seeds

1 tsp urad dal/minappa pappu

few curry leaves

1 Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add urad dal and let it turn red. Add curry leaves, asafoetida and turmeric pwd.
2 Add chopped onions and saute till they turn transparent. Add the crumbled idlis and combine. Cook for 2 mts.
3 Adjust salt and garnish with coriander leaves.

Our breakfast ~ Idli Upma, Masala Chai & Fruits
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By • Feb 3rd, 2009 • Category: All Recipes for Kids, Breakfast Recipes for Kids, Left Over Recipes, Tiffin Indian Recipes for Kids

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