Masala Idli Recipe

Posted on April 24th, 2011 by
Masala Idli Recipe
Serves 2 people
5 minutes

A very tasty snack of left-over idlis. Masala Idli is quite easy to prepare. The idlis are tempered with mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves and green chilies.


  1. Heat a non stick pan on medium high heat, add oil.
  2. Add chana dal, urad dal and mustard seeds, wait until seeds crackle.
  3. Add chopped chilies, curry leaves and asafoetida stir fry for few seconds.
  4. Add idli, red chili powder and salt mix well.
  5. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until idlies are crispy.
  6. Turn off the heat and garnish with chopped cilantro.
  7. Serve with coconut chutney and sambhar.


  • 2 Cups Small Idli
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Chana Dal
  • 1 Teaspoon Urad Dal
  • 1 Teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 5 to 6 Curry Leaves
  • 2 Green Chilies, chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • A pinch of Asafoetida
  • Salt to Taste
  • 2 Tablespoons Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Cilantro (Coriander Leaves), chopped
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