Onion Podi Idli

Published under: Idli

This is a variation to the traditional idlis. Plain idlis are cooked in a mixture of onions, idli milagai podi and spices. Also known as Masala Idli in some places.
Onion Podi Idli

Plain Idlis – 2
Onions – 2 tblsp, finely chopped
Tomatoes – 1 tblsp, finely chopped
Idli Chilli Powder (Milagai Podi)  – 2 tsp
Ghee – 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves – few
Green Chillies – 1/2 tsp, finely chopped
Salt as per taste
Coriander Leaves – few
Coriander Powder – little

1. Gently score the idlis and add 1 tsp of the milagai powder.
2. Mix well and keep aside.
3. Heat little ghee in a pan.
4. Saute the onions, green chillies and curry leaves for a minute.
5. Add the tomatoes and stir well.
6. Add salt, coriander powder and stir again.
7. Add the idlis and the remaining milagai podi.
8. Mix well and cook for a minute.
9. Garnish with coriander leaves.
10. Serve at once.

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Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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