Dec 2, 2010

Idli / Sandan Upma / Usli

Idli Upma / Usli

You can also make upma / usli with Sandan ( sannan ) or khotte

Sandan / sannan - Idli batter steamed in a bowl or thali
Khotte - Idli batter steamed in jackfruit leaves


3 idlis
1 tablespoon oil
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon jeera ( cumin seeds )
1/2 teaspoon urad dal
1 onion, finely sliced
1 green chilli, slit lengthwise
4 curry leaves
1/4 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )


Break idli into very small pieces.

In a wide pan, heat oil. Add mustard seeds. When they start to crackle, add jeera and urad dal.

Add finely sliced onion and fry till golden color on a medium heat. Add green chilli and curry leaves. Saute for 2 - 3 minutes until fragrant.

Add idli pieces and adjust salt to taste. Mix all the ingredients well. Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 10 minutes.

Stir well and serve hot with Namkeen / sambar / chutney / coffee / tea.