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Idli Fry

I love Idlis and I do make them often, sometimes from scratch and sometimes from the store bought batter. And whenever I have just couple of leftover idlis then I enjoy them with nice and spicy Green Chili-Lemon pickle. That combination is to die for! And back in India I used to add dollop of home churned butter to it and that is for me heaven on the plate!

Another way to use up lots of leftover idlis is to make idly fry! No I am not going to tell  you to 'dip perfectly good idli in perfectly good pakoda batter and deep fry' technic! This is my mom's recipe and I only like idli fry prepared this way, simple, tasty and without fuss! I have eaten idli upama, idly fry with some podis etc. but those are not for me!

This recipe is as simple as it can get.

8-10 Leftover Idlis
2-4 Green Chilies (More or less according to your taste)
Salt to taste
1-2 tsp Cumin Seeds
2-3 tbsp Oil

Preparation - 
Cube idlis into 1/2" square.
Grind green chilies, salt and cumin seeds to coarse p…