Small Idli Upma

Here's a very easy and simple Upma recipe prepared with leftover Small Idli.
This recipe is ideal for kids lunch box. It's a very healthy recipe and can be prepared in minimal time.

Ingredients: (For two servings)

Small Idli : 36 pieces  
Onion: 1 (Finely chopped)
Green chilies: 3 (finely chopped)
Ginger : 1/2 inch piece (finely chopped)
Curry leaves: Few
Mustard seeds: 1 tea spoon
Cumin seeds: 1/2 tea spoon
Black gram dal: 1 tea spoon
Bengal gram dal: 1 tea spoon
Peanuts : 2 tea spoons
Oil : 1 table spoon
Salt to taste

Method for preparing Small Idli ---- Here
Method (For preparing Small Idli Upma)

Heat oil in a pan add Bengal gram, Black gram,  peanuts,  mustard seeds, cumin seeds and fry till mustard starts splitting.
Add onions, green chilies, curry leaves, chopped ginger and fry till onions turn in to light pink in color.
Add salt as per taste and mix well.
Add small idlis and fry for two minutes.
Serve hot with tomato sauce. 


  1. this is so cute hema :).. mini idli with onions & all..i need one plate like this

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  2. Delicious upma...wanna have some now

  3. Nice and delicious way to serve those cute small idlies.

  4. Nice way of using the left-over idlis..
    I usually make with the crushed idlis.

  5. Loved your preparation, I can happily have this for breakfast.

  6. Looks delicious and nice..........

  7. Very creative recipe, simple yet healthy.

  8. Very nice idea of making upma with mini idlis, a mess free one and quite easy too

  9. makes great brunch or snacks....

  10. I can eat this! all by myself! yumms!

  11. Wow very innovative n looks delicious

  12. hi hemalata, how are you. i am back to blogging. your idli look so delicious, wish i can have some. have a nice day


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