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Monday, 3 February 2014

Idly Upma

This is one of the traditional recipe of Tamilnadu made out of left over idly's...
Easy to make breakfast with the extra left over cold idly's.
Tastes very soft, and the texture is attained by grating the cold idly in carrot grater.


Idly - 6 no. (Preferably cold idly's i.e., left over)
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Salt to taste
Oil to temper

To Temper:
Mustard - 1/4 tsp
Urud dal - 1/4 tsp
Channa dal - 1/4 tsp
Red chilly - 2
Jeera - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves - few

Grate the idly with carrot scrapper, which will give a nice texture to the idly.
Heat a pan with oil and temper with the ingredients under " to temper".
Add idly and bit of salt and saute it well.
Now add the coconut and Saute well and switch off.
Now the Upma is ready to serve...


  1. Simple home style dish,love it

  2. i love idly upma .adding coconut is new to me ...

  3. idli upma is something I used to love when in hostel, the left over idlis in the morning used to make a delicious snack for the evening! :) well made dear

  4. Lovely dish.. We call it chiyali in telugu & it is made similar to what you have done.

  5. Perfect recipe to use up left over idlis!


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