Aug 16, 2017

Tadka Idli | Lunchbox Recipes

Idli Tadka is one of easy and tasty snack for kid's lunchboxes or even when they come back from school and feel so much hungry. Even it’s good for older ones as well as toddlers as a anytime snack. It takes less effort to prepare and you can change the flavor or level of spices according to your kid’s preferences. You can use any type of leftover idlis for this recipe like sooji, rice, ragi, oats or anymore. 

Tadka Idli | Lunchbox Recipes

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4
Category: Snacks
Cuisine: South Indian
Cooking Method: Stir Fry

15 Rava Idlis
2 Small Onions, Peeled and Finely Chopped
3 Green Chilies, Finely Chopped
2 Small Carrots, Peeled and Finely Chopped
2 Tbsps. Ginger, Peeled and Finely Chopped
2 Medium Sized Tomatoes Puree
Green Coriander Leaves, Finely Chopped
1 Tbsp. Sambhar Masala
1/2 Tsp. Red Chili Powder
Salt to Taste
1/2 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
1 Tbsp. Lemon Juice

For Tempering
2 Tbsp. Oil
Few Curry Leaves
2 Dried Red Chilies
1 Tsp. Mustard Seeds
1/4 Tsp. Asafoetida

Heat the oil in a nonstick pan, add tempering ingredients and stir it.
When they starts splutter, add ginger, green chilies, onion and carrots and stir it continuously for 5 minutes. 
Add tomato puree and again cook it till to water absorbs.
Add spices and mix it gently. Add diced idlis and lemon juice. Cover and cook it for 5minutes.
Garnish with green coriander leaves. Serve with chutney. 

Notes: You can any kind of idli or even bread slices for same recipe. 

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  1. Kids will love this for sure.. Such an awesome idea.. I got to try it out for my daughter soon..

  2. I would love to try this tadka idli real soon.

  3. I always use leftover idlis with some kind of tadka . Great way to use them . This version with tomatoes sounds excellent .

  4. A great idea to add carrots to the tadka idli. Yummy

  5. i absolutely love this. Make something similar with leftover idlis

  6. This is a tastier version of the regular idli. Looks gorgeous!

  7. A great way to use up leftover idli. So tempting...


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