April 19, 2018

Podi Idli Upma Recipe / Leftover Idli Upma

We make idli upma with leftover idlies. I added idli podi instead of chillies and then prepared the idli upma. The taste was really good and everyone loved it. An interesting variant you should definitely try.

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Full Video Recipe:

Recipe Cuisine : South Indian | Recipe Category: Breakfast
Preparation Time: 5 mins  | Cooking Time: 7 mins | Serves: 1

Leftover Idli
1 tbsp
Mustard Seeds
¼ tsp
Urad Dal
½ tsp
Channa dal / Kadalai Paruppu
1 tsp
Curry Leaves
½ spring
Finely Chopped Onion
2 tbsp
Idli Podi (Recipe HERE)
2 tbsp

1. Take 1 cup of lukewarm water in a wide bowl.
2. Add one idli at a time in the water (from 1) and immerse the idli completely; immediately take it out from the water with the help of ladle. Keep it aside. Do this step for all the idlies.
3. Squeeze the water from the idlies and smash them with your fingers. The idli will become soft powder.
4. Heat the oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and wait for popping.
5. Add urad dal and fry for few seconds.
6. Add channa dal and fry for few seconds.
7. Add curry leaves fry till they become crisp.
8. Add chopped onion and fry till they become translucent.
9. Add idli podi and fry for few seconds.
10. Add the powdered idli (from 3) and mix them gently and close the lid of the pan and cook for2-3 mins.
     Wow yummy and tasty Podi Idli Upma is ready to serve with coconut chutney.

1. Use of onion is optional.
2. Use any type of idli podi.
3. Use ghee instead of oil.
4. No need to add salt. Already the idli and podi also contains enough salt.


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