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Idli Pepper Fry

Idli Pepper Fry
Idli Pepper Fry
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves2 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeIndian
  • Good for breakfast , Snacks , Dinner

About this recipe

A quick shallow fry and healthy snack or starter or tiffin that is suitable for all age group. Any traditional food made with small twist makes it more attractive and kids welcome them....

Ingredients for Idli Pepper Fry

  • Mini idlis or usual idlis cut into quarters: 1 large bowl
  • Oil 2 tea spoons Ghee 1 tea spoon
  • Cumin seeds 1/2 tea spoon
  • Mustard seeds and urad dal 1/2 tea spoon each
  • Pepper powder 1 tea spoon heaped
  • Hing powdfer 1/4 tea spoon
  • Thin slices of onion from 1 onion
  • Slitted green chilli 2
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice 1 tea spoon
  • Curry leaves and coriander leaves

How to cook Idli Pepper Fry

  1. Grease the idli plates and pour the batter and steam them out to get idlis.
    Idli Pepper Fry
  2. Heat a pan with oil and ghee. Saute it with mustard seeds, urad dal and cumin seeds. Add green chillies and onion and fry for few seconds. Add the Hing powder and curry leaves and stir well. The onions need not be fried for long time. They should be crunchy. Now add the pepper powder and little salt. (Remember that the Idli batter already has salt)
    Idli Pepper Fry
  3. Add the boiled idlis and mix gently.
  4. Keep the flame low and allow the stuff to get shallow fry for 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. Switch off the stove. Squeeze the lemon into it. Give a toss. garnish with coriander leaves.
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