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Cuisine Style: TamilNadu, South India | Preparation & Cooking Time: 5 to 8 minutes | To Serve: 3 | Take with: Kurma, chutney, sambar, pickles, chips | Type: Breakfast, dinner


  • Idli – 2 [Use fresh or leftover idlis]
  • Onion – 1
  • Tomato - 1 [chopped]
  • Green chilli – 1 [chopped]
  • Ginger – ½ tsp [finely chopped]
  • Curry leaves – 1 spring
  • Coriander leaves – 1 spring
  • Red chilli powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder -½ tsp
  • Carrot - 2 tbsp [chopped]
  • Capsicum - 2 tbsp [chopped]
  • Pav bhaji masala - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Bengal gram – 1 tbsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Water – 2 tbsp

Preparation Method

  • In a bowl add idlis & sprinkle 2 tbsp of water then crumble.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds & let it splutter then add Bengal gram & urad dal sauté.
  • Add onion, sauté till soft.
  • Then add ginger, green chilli, curry leaves, turmeric & red chilli powder sauté.
  • Add Carrot & capsicum saute
  • Add toamto saute till soft.
  • Add pav bhaji masala mix well
  • Add crumbled idli mixture & salt mix well.
  • Finally add chopped coriander leaves & serve hot with pickle or chutney.

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How to make Masala idli upma- Stepwise pictures[Instant& Quick]

Take 4 idliTake 2 cups of ragi flour

Break idliBreak idli

Heat oil, add mustard seeds, let it splutterHeat oil, add mustard seeds, let it splutter

Add chana dal, urad dalAdd chana dal, urad dal

Add curry leavesAdd curry leaves

Add onion saute till softAdd onion saute till soft

Add ginger & green chilliAdd ginger & green chilli

Add red chilli powder & turmeric powderAdd red chilli powder & turmeric powder

Add capscium & carrotAdd capscium & carrot

Add coconutAdd coconut

Add tomatoAdd tomato

Add pav bhaji masala or garam masalaAdd pav bhaji masala or garam masala

Add idliAdd idli

Mix wellMix well

Add saltAdd salt

Add coriander leaves, serve hot Add coriander leaves

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