pepper idli fry /pepper capsicum mini idli

pepper idli fry /pepper capsicum mini idli

pepper idli fry /pepper capsicum mini idliThis pepper idli fry is a top form perfect snack that is tasty at the same time very healthy option to indulge on.It can be very well made with left over idli’s or steam as mini idli’s and you are all set to go. Instead of adding peppers alone I have added some curry leaves also for ground masala so that both flavour and health are enhanced. In order to introduce some tartness I have added tamarind extract but its optional. If you don’t like to add tamarind you can try out adding some lemon juice. pepper idli fry /pepper capsicum mini idliDon’t over cook onions and capsicum they should maintain their crunch. I love to have this hot with a refreshing coffee at the end. Adding ghee at last enhances the flavour of pepper idli but its optional.There is no need of any side dish it tastes good as such. This pepper idli fry breaks the routine adding some contrast among our boring snack lists.

 

pepper idli fry /pepper capsicum mini idli

 

INGREDIENTS:

Mini idli’s – 1 cup
Oil – 1 tbsp
Ghee – 1 tbsp
Some chopped coriander
Salt to taste
Finely chopped big onions – 4 tbsp
Finely chopped capsicum – 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
Cumin/Jeeragam – 3/4 tsp
Thin tamarind water – 2 tbsp

To grind:

Whole peppers – 2 tsp
Some curry leaves
Garlic cloves – 3(small)

 

METHOD:

pepper idli fry /pepper capsicum mini idlipepper idli fry /pepper capsicum mini idlipepper idli fry /pepper capsicum mini idli1.First grind curry leaves with peppers,then add cloves and grind,keep ready.

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pepper idli fry /pepper capsicum mini idli2.Keep a kadai add oil and add mustard to splutter with cumin.
3.Then add onions to sweat,then capsicum and ground masala.
4.Add salt and cook for few seconds and add the steamed idli’s to it.

pepper idli fry /pepper capsicum mini idlipepper idli fry /pepper capsicum mini idlipepper idli fry /pepper capsicum mini idli5.Stir for a second,now add the tamarind water,close the lid for few minutes.
6.Open,stir well add coriander leaves,ghee and serve hot.

pepper idli fry /pepper capsicum mini idli

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 1-2

pepper idli fry /pepper capsicum mini idli

Ingredients

  • Mini idli’s - 1 cup
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Ghee - 1 tbsp
  • Some chopped coriander
  • Salt to taste
  • Finely chopped big onions - 4 tbsp
  • Finely chopped capsicum - 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin/Jeeragam - 3/4 tsp
  • Thin tamarind water - 2 tbsp
    To grind:
  • Whole peppers - 2 tsp
  • Some curry leaves
  • Garlic cloves - 3(small)

Instructions

  1. First grind curry leaves with peppers,then add cloves and grind,keep ready.
  2. Keep a kadai add oil and add mustard to splutter with cumin.
  3. Then add onions to sweat,then capsicum and ground masala.
  4. Add salt and cook for few seconds and add the steamed idli’s to it.
  5. Stir for a second,now add the tamarind water,close the lid for few minutes.
  6. Open,stir well add coriander leaves,ghee and serve hot.

Notes

Don’t over cook onions and capsicum it should be crunchy only. For light tartness I have added tamarind,you can also add lemon juice instead.

 

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