Indo Chinese Idli Fry - Leftover Idlis

Have leftover idli's and you are tired of having them with Sambar or chutney then try this quick Indo Chinese fusion recipe. Quick, easy and delicious. We had this for a quick Sunday brunch, can pack this as your kid's  tiffin as they are moist and not dry to eat.
10 Leftover Idli's - cubed.
2 Tablespoons Oil
1 Onion - finely chopped
1 Capsicum - chopped
3 Garlic cloves - finely chopped
3 Tablespoons Tomato ketchup
2 Tablespoons Soya sauce
1 Teaspoon Vinegar
1/2 Teaspoon Red chilly powder or to your taste
1/2 Teaspoon Sugar
1 Spring Onion - chopped for garnishing
Oil for deep frying
For the batter 

1 Cup All Purpose Flour
1/4 Cup Rice flour
1 Teaspoon Red Chilly powder
Salt to taste


Cut the idlis into big cubes. 

In small deep frying pan heat oil.

As the oil is heating let's prepare the batter -
Take all the ingredients for the batter in a bowl , add water to make a thick coating consistency. 
Dip the idli pieces in the batter and fry on high flame till golden.
Remove on a absorbent paper to remove any excess, fry all the remaining pieces and keep aside.

In a another pan heat the 2 tablespoons oil and add the onions, garlic , fry till translucent. Then add capsicum and toss,  it should remain crunchy. Add the tomato ketchup, vinegar, soya sauce, chilly powder,  salt, 2 tablespoon water, sugar and stir well,  let it come to a boil. Now add the fried idli's toss them well till coated with the sauce on high flame. Garnish with chopped spring onions and serve hot. 
Enjoy hot idli fry.

Labels : Breakfast, South Indian, Leftover series, Idli, Indo Chinese, Kids delight, Brunch,Vegan 

Sneha's Recipe
Sneha's Recipe

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