Oct 2, 2011

Spicy Idlli fry

Ingredients: (For 4 people)
Idllis - 8-10 (Medium sized)
Onions/Pyaz/Vengayam - 2
Tomato/Tamator/Thakalli - 4 (Prefered red)
Green chillies/Hari mirchi/Pachchai Melagai- 3
Curry Leaves - 3 strangs
Green Coriander/Dhaniya paththa/Kothamalli
Jeera - 1tps
Turmeric/Haldi/Manjal powder - 1tbs
Kashmiri Chilli powder - 2tbs
Dry Dhaniya powder - 1tbs
Dry jeera powder - 1tbs
Amchoor/Mango/Mangai powder - 1tps
Garam Masala -1tbs
Tomato Sauce - 3tbs
Ginger Garlic paste - 1/2tbs
Refined oil - 2cups

1. After the Idllis are done cool them down and cut them in to square shaped chunks.
2. Sprinkle Kashmiri chilli powder and keep aside.
3. In a heavy bottom pan add oil to fry the idlis.
4. When the oil is hot put the idlis.
5. Do not immediately stir them when u put inside oil or else the idlis qould stick to spoon.
6. After 2 min turn them around and fry till they turn crisp golden brown.
7. Drain them and keep aside.
8. In the same pan take out excess oil and have 2tbs of oil.
9. Add jeera splutter them.
10. Add onions, green chillies saute them.
11. Once they turn trasparent add the toamtoes stir well tillt hey soften.
12. Add ginger garlic paste and stir well.
13. Once they are done add turmeric,jeera powder,dhania powder,kashmiri chilli powder, Amchoor powder.
14. Stir well add tomato sauce, garam masala and salt. Remember the idllis already have salt.
15. Add the fry idllis on top toss the masala and coat the idllis well.
Garnish with coriander and serve hot with tooth pick :)
A good evening snack....