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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Spicy Masala Idli Upma - with left over idli's - Siyaali

Siyaali is an Authentic Vysyas Recipe , made with left over Idli's. Soft cubed idli's, when blended with Coconut & spice mixture, tastes delicious. I am a big fan of Siyaali Recipe.whenever we have idli left overs, we make this Siyaali.

Spicy Idli Upma

Spicy Idli Upma - Siyaali

Prep Time : 10  min. 
Cook Time : 15   minutes 
Recipe Category:Vysyas  Recipe
Serves  :  2


 Idli - 10
 Onion - 2(big).
Green chillies - 1.

To grind

 Fried Gram  - 2 tbsp.
 Red chillies - 3.
 coriander seeds - 1 tbsp.
 Grated Coconut - 1/4 cup.
 turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp.
salt - as required.

Grind everything into a fine paste,with needed water.

To Temper

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp.
curry leaves - 1 Sprig.
oil - to fry.

  • Cut the idli's into cubes.
  • Heat oil in the pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters add cumin seeds.
  • When cumin seeds, sizzles add 1 slit Green chillies, and curry leaves.

  • When Green chilly turns its colour, add onions.
  • Saute onions till it turns translucent.

  • Add Ground Paste with 1/4 cup of water.(Ground paste loosens)
  • Saute for 2 minutes, then add cubed Idli's.

  • Mix Gently, else there might be a chances of breaking idli's.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro.

  • I used cubed idli's,instead you can also use crumbled idli's.
  • Mix the idli's Gently, else there might be a chances of breaking idli's.
  • Adding coriander seeds,gives nice taste to Siyaali.
  • Adjust water, according to softness of idli's. if idli's are little bit hard, add more water.if idli's are so soft add less water.