Mar 31, 2014

Fried Mini Idlis with Tomato Sauce

Fried  Mini Idlis with Tomato Sauce – A tasty breakfast dish or serve as a light snack !!

Serves: 1 – 2 (38 mini idlis)

For the  mini idli:


3 ladleful idli batter

Mini Idli stand (Mini idli stand available at all steel utensil shops)

1 teaspoon oil


Grease mini idli stand with oil and keep aside.

Pour idli batter with a spoon and steam in a pressure cooker (do not use weight) / National slow cooker / steamer for 15 minutes or until done. Remove idli stand carefully from the steamer / pressure cooker and keep aside to cool for 15 minutes.


1 tablespoon oil

1 onion, thinly sliced

1 green chili, slit lengthwise

¼ piece ginger, finely chopped

6 curry leaves

2 tablespoon tomato sauce

¼ teaspoon salt (or to taste)

38 mini idlis


Heat oil in a frying pan on medium heat. Add thinly sliced onion and fry till golden color.

Add slit green chilli, curry leaves and chopped ginger. Fry for 1- 2 minutes until crisp.

Add tomato sauce, mini idlis and salt to taste. Stir well for 5 minutes until sauce well combined with idlis. Consume immediately.

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