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Kaima Idli Recipe | Saravana Bhavan Kaima Idly Recipe

Fried crispy idlies tossed in a spicy masala taste absolutely delicious. The idlies are delicious on its own or with some onion raita.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • Leftover Idly - 8 Kept in fridge overnight
  • Oil - 1 tblspn + for deep frying
  • Fennel Seeds / Saunf / Sombu - 1 tblspn
  • Curry leaves - 1 spring
  • Onion - 1 large chopped
  • Green Chilli - 2 chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar - 1 tsp
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tblspn
  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder / Malli podi - 1 tblspn
  • Turmeric powder / Manjal podi - 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
  • Tomato - 2 large pureed
  • Tomato Ketchup - 1 tblspn
  • Peas - 1 cup I used frozen
  • Coriander leaves / Cilantro for garnishing
  • Lemon Juice as needed

Instructions
 

  • Cube your leftover idlies and deep fry them in hot oil till golden. Drain them in some paper towel.
  • Now make the masala. Heat oil and add in some fennel and curry leaves.
  • Now add in onions, green chillies and cook them for a couple of mins till they turn golden.
  • Now add in salt and sugar and mix them well.
  • Add in ginger garlic paste and cook them for a min.
  • Add in chilli, coriander, turmeric, garam masala powder and mix well.
  • Add in tomato puree, tomato ketchup and cook them for 5 mins.
  • Add in peas and cook them for 5 more mins.
  • Pour in some water and mix them well.
  • Add in the fried idly pieces and toss well with the masala.
  • Press them firmly in the masala and simmer for 5 more mins.
  • Add in coriander leaves and lemon juice.
  • Mix them around. Serve immediately with onion raita.
Keyword hotel style, Idli Recipe, quick breakfast, Restaurant Style Palak Paneer
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