Idli Manchurian

Idli manchurian

Ingredients (Serves 2)

1. Idli – 5 – 6, quartered

2. Oil – 2 tbsp

3. Ginger – 1/2 tsp, minced

    Garlic – 1/2 tsp,minced

    Onion – 3/4 cup, cut into large cubes

    Bell pepper, green, orange or yellow – 1/2 cup, cubed

4. Salt – As required to taste

5. Spring onion – 1/4 cup, chopped

6. Chilly garlic sauce or chilly sauce – 1 tbsp

    Soy sauce – 2 tsp

    Tomato ketchup – 2 – 3 tsp

    Rice vinegar – 1 tsp

    Sugar – 1 pinch


1. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a wide pan at medium-high heat. Fry the idli cubes for 3 – 4 minutes on all sides until golden brown. Transfer to a plate.

2. Add 1 tsp oil to the pan and fry minced ginger and garlic for a few seconds.  Next add onion, bell peppers and saute for a few minutes. Add the sauces (ingredients numbered 6) and mix well. Finally add the fried idli cubes and chopped spring onion. Serve hot.


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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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