Tawa Masala Idli

Tawa Masala Idli Recipe

If ever you have leftover idlis, then try the tawa masala idli for a quick and delicious snack. Serve it as it is along with tea or coffee.

Cooking time
15 min
Preparation time
10 min
Serves
4
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4
9

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47

Fit Foodie Recipe Score

37

Regular Recipe Score

Fit Foodie Meter was developed in consultation with the Indian Dietetic Association

This recipe scores more than the regular recipe since it is shallow fried and is low in fat.

Ingredients

  • 8 leftover idlis, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons Saffola oil 
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon jeera 
  • A pinch of hing
  • 2 green chillies, slit
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons pav bhaji masala
  • salt to taste
  • 4 tablespoons coriander leaves, chopped fresh

How to make Tawa Masala Idli

  • Heat two tablespoons of oil on  a non-stick tawa. Add the idlis and saute till light brown. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside. Add the mustard seeds and jeera
  • When the seeds start spluttering, add the hing, green chillies, onions and sauté till the onions become translucent. Add the tomatoes and sauté till pulpy
  • Add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, pav bhaji masala, salt and idlis and mix well
  • Sprinkle some water, cover and cook for four to five minutes
  • Serve hot, garnished with the coriander leaves

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Comments

Masala idli

it's very easy recipy I try this

Oct 17, 2016

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Average: 4 (1 vote)
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We prepare Fry Idlis from leftover ones....

We prepare Fry Idlis from leftover ones. Your recipe looks like that. But we tried the one you suggested and find it tasty. We like it.

Aug 12, 2016

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Average: 4 (1 vote)
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wow, lovely and easy dish

wow, lovely and easy dish

Jun 08, 2016

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Average: 4 (1 vote)
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It's really very tasty...my brothers enj...

It's really very tasty...my brothers enjoyed it a lot.. good one chef.. thanks for this

May 01, 2016

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Average: 4 (1 vote)
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Very good use of left over idlis

Very good use of left over idlis

Feb 02, 2016

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
3

Yummmyyyy

Yummmyyyy

Jan 29, 2016

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
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its really tasty

its really tasty

Dec 02, 2015

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
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Very tasty

Very tasty

Nov 21, 2015

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
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Very tasty nd simple...kids luv it

Very tasty nd simple...kids luv it

Nov 21, 2015

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
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