Monday, August 15, 2011

Idli Upma


HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY to all of you.... None can separate Gandhiji and Indian Independence. Though I learnt more about him through books, maagazines etc, when I read his auto-biography, SATHIYA SODHANAI (The story of My Experiments with Truth in English) , I started to admire and respect him more. I wonder how can a person be so truthful to everyone around him? . Friends, if you haven't read, try to read it soon.

Coming to the recipe, some time back when I made bondas, we had them more and so our stomachs were packed to its utmost capacity. I made Idlis for dinner that night quite less than usual, but even then some got left over. Who on earth does not know what to do with the left over Idlis? 



Here is the easy recipe.

Ingredients:

Idlis 5
Curry Leaves Few
Urad Dhal 1 tsp
Dried Red Chillies 2
Pearl Onions 6-7
Mustard Seeds 1 tsp
Oil

Preparation:

Crumble Idlis as fine as possible. Peel and chop Pearl Onions.

Method:

Heat Oil in a Pan. When hot, add Mustard Seeds. When the seeds completely pop up, add Curry Leaves, chopped Chillies and Ural Dhal. When Dhal turns slightly brown, add chopped Onions and fry till they turn slightly brown.

Now add the crumbled Idlis. Mix well so that the seasoning gets combined with the Idlis.

Simmer for few more minutes and serve hot.

Serves: 1
Serve with Idli-Milagai podi.

Notes:

If there are more left over Idlis, increase the seasoning and chillies. Need not add Salt as Idlis contain Salt already.

Linking this to Anyone can cook series of Taste of Pearl City and Lets: Cook Series: Scrumptious Breakfast of Radhika's Tickling Palates.





24 comments:

Rekha shoban said...

gud upma!!my mom used to do always with leftover idlies...

Rekha shoban said...

gud upma!!my mom used to do always with leftover idlies...

Food Glorious Food! said...

Looks great! How can I resist! Thanks for sharing dear!

soujanya said...

light wt upma...:)i luv it...

Priya Sreeram said...

Happy Independence Day laxmi - my fav deish looks good and yes Gandhi's auto biography is indeed a treasure to cherish !

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

wow my fav,luks perfect and delicious...

Kalpana Sareesh said...

wow looks so good..

Padhu said...

A quick and delicious breakfast

sangee vijay said...

Very quick n delicious breakfast..never say no to this..looks tempting..Happy independence day wishes to u also..yes i came to know about the book n its content thru my Dad n its really a adorable treasure..

Vimitha Anand said...

Nice one for breakfast. My hubby's favie...

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Love this as a tiffin in the evenings....yummy

Sobha Shyam said...

looks great dear, i too make with left over idlis, Jai Hind..

Uma said...

I love this idly upma than idly. Looks super.

Cheers,
Uma

ANU said...

reminds me off my mom!...she always used to make this with left over idlis

Radhika said...

Thank you so much for linking this scrumptious Upma to the event. Simple and quick.


Event: Let's Cook – Scrumptious Breakfasts

Babli said...

Idli upma looks delicious and yummy. Perfect for breakfast.

Neha said...

So nice and healthy recipe..Good way to use leftover idlies...

Nithu said...

My all time fav dish.

Ramya said...

this is much simpler and easier than the spicy upma I make with Idli..will try this version soon..

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

wow, that looks super delicious and a great breakfast :)

Jay said...

my fav...love ur version..:P
Tasty Appetite

Jaya said...

That looks very delicious Laxmi and.thanks for coming by at my site, you have a nice space here..I have always appreciated genuine home-cooking and yours cooking style says it all:-)..keep blogging and posting delicious recipes..
hugs and smiles

Hari Chandana said...

Lovely upma.. looks too good.. love it :)
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Unnati Manvi said...

Excellent post. Thanks for share.
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