Vegetable Idli Masala – Leftover Idli – Yummy Lunch Box recipe

Wondering what to do with the leftover idli’s???

Here’s an easy to make, tasty Vegetable idli masala recipe. It’s a quick recipe, as the idli’s are already prepared and ready to go into the vegetable masala.

Let’s get to the recipe.

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Idli – 3 (1/2 inch slices)

Onion – 1 sliced

Garlic – 2 pods finely sliced

Tomato – 1 sliced

Carrot – ½ cup Julienned

Peas – ½ cup

Potato – 1/2 cup julienned

Mustard – ½ teaspoon

Urad dal – ½ teaspoon

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Chilli powder – 2 teaspoons

Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon

Roasted Cumin powder – ½ teaspoon

Amchur powder – 1/4 teaspoon

Salt – as per taste

Oil – 3 teaspoons


STEP 1: Heat oil in a pan add mustard, wait to splutter, urad dal, curry leaves and chopped onion.

STEP 2: Add chopped tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes.

STEP 3: Add salt, chilli powder, coriander powder, roasted cumin powder and salt. Mix well.

STEP 4: Add all the veggies and add 200ml of water. Cover and cook till the vegetables turn soft.

STEP 5: Wait till the mixture becomes dry and add the sliced idli’s. Toss well so the masala gets coated on all the idli pieces.

STEP 6: Cook for 5 minutes, add the Amchur powder, mix well and turn off the heat.

TIP: Yummy lunch box recipe. Do not microwave, steam or heat the idli’s before slicing as the idli’s may turn soggy and you will not be able to slice them evenly.
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