Archive | 11:58 pm

Idli Onion Upma

3 Dec

Idli Onion Upma.

Steamed idli is crumbled and briefly cooked in oil along with onion and dalia powder. Serve idly onion upma with a glass of buttermilk if desired. Click here for recipe of dalia powder.
Makes: around 2 Servings of Idli Onion Upma.


Plain Idli 4
Onion 1 Small
Dalia Powder 1 1/2 Tbsps
Salt to Taste


Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Broken Dried Red Chiles 5 – 6
Asafoetida a Big Pinch
Curry Leaves 5
Oil 2 tsps

Method of preparation:

Crumble the idly into very small pieces and keep aside.
Peel and finely chop the onion.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add chopped onion.
Fry briefly, add the crumbled idly and salt.
Let it cook for few seconds on low flame and stir in dalia powder.
Mix well and remove from heat.
Serve idly onion upma immediately with a glass of buttermilk if desired.
Notes: Make sure not to overcook once the idli is added.

Suggestions: Adjust dalia powder according to your preference.
Variations: You can also add roasted peanuts in the end if you desire.
Other Names: Idli Onion Upma.