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Idly Fry- quick snack

Idly or Dosa is a staple dish in any South Indian household and in mine its mostly during weekends. Its a special breakfast for us on a sat or sun. But most of the time, while making idly I end up having extra made which never gets consumed even the next day as my family prefers to have dosa the next day. This was the same situation when we were growing up and my mother would somehow have a minimum of 5 idly leftovers. She came up with this recipe (don't know from where she got the idea). But it was a hit in our house. In-fact just so to get these idly fries in the evening we would ask mom to make extra in the morning. Well, I started doing same with my family and I must say they too love it. Its super quick and yum. Just 4 ingredients and yay you are done. So lets see hows its done 


  • Leftover Idly- whatever you have
  • Oil - for frying
  • Red chilli powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Salt- as per taste 
  1. Cut the leftover idly into 4 chunks or in any shape you prefer to 
  2. Keep a frying kadai or utensil, add oil for frying
  3. Once the oil is hot enough, fry the cut idly's till its golden brown
  4. Transfer these to a mixing bowl and add red chilli powder and salt, 
  5. Give it a nice quick mix and they are ready to go. 
  • You can add chaat masala also to it if you like 



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