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.