Idli Upma is an easy, quick, and tasty dish made from leftover idlis. Originating from South India, this dish is a popular breakfast item, though it can also be enjoyed as a light and healthy snack. The idlis are crumbled and stir-fried with spices, creating a flavorful and satisfying dish that is loved by all. Not only is it a way to utilize leftover idlis, but it's also a great way to introduce a twist to your typical idli serving. The proteins and carbohydrates present in the idli upma make it a balanced meal.
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Crumble the idlis and set them aside.
Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.
Once the seeds splutter, add urad dal, chana dal, asafoetida, green chilli, and curry leaves. Fry them till the dals turn golden.
Add the chopped onions and sauté till the onions turn translucent.
Add the crumbled idlis, salt, and turmeric powder. Mix well and cook for a couple of minutes.
Garnish with chopped cilantro.
Serve the idli upma hot and enjoy!