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Masala Idli Recipe | Spicy Masala Idli

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Step by step of making Masala Idli


  • Idli – 6-7
  • Onion, finely chopped – 1+1/2 cup
  • Ginger,finely chopped – 2 tsp
  • Ripe Tomato – 2 (big size)
  • Green chillies,chopped fine – 2
  • Peas – 1/4 cup
  • Capsicum,fienly chopped – 1/4 cup or more
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Chilly Powder – 1 tsp
  • Pav Bhaji masala – 1 tsp
  • Lemon juice – 2+1/2 tsp
  • Coriander leaves,finely chopped – 1/4 cup
  • Salt to taste

For Seasoning:

  • Oil/ GHee – 2+1/2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves – handful

Prep Time : 20 minutes
Cook Time : 10 minutes
Yield : 3 person


1. For this recipe we need to use the leftover Idli, if you want to make this dish using fresh Idli then make it and leave it in fridge for 30 mins before adding this to masala. Leftover Idli will be firm and won’t get soggy while adding to masala. But if you feel like trying using fresh batch Idli,then cool them down and store in fridge for 30 mins. Then chop to small pieces.

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2. Now take a pan, heat it and add some oil. To this do the seasoning mentioned above. Then add onion, saute until it gets translucent. To this add ginger and saute for few mins. Then add the veggies like capsicum and peas. Once they get cooked half way add tomatoes. Let it become pulpy then add the masalas mentioned like turmeric powder, chilly powder and pav  bhaji masala . To this add 1/4 cup of water and let it cook nicely.

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3. Now add salt, to this add chopped idli and blend it nicely . Let it get coated. Switch off the flame. Now add lemon juice and garnish with coriander leaves and stir it just once so everything is coated nicely . Serve it hot as evening tea time snack or if serving for breakfast or dinner, serve with coconut chutney. Yummy tasty masala Idli is ready to enjoy.


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