Monday, August 9, 2010

Idli Munchurian


For frying:
  • Left over idli's - 6
  • Turmeric powder - 2 pinch
  • Oil - 2 tsp
For batter:
  • Corn flour - 2 tsp
  • Maida flour/All purpose flour - 2 tsp
  • Rice flour - 1 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Red color powder - a pinch
  • Salt as needed (dont add much salt, as soy sauce contains salt)
For Deep Frying
  • Oil - as needed for deep frying
For Munchurian:
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Onion - 2 (cut into big square pieces)
  • Capsicum?bell pepper - 1 (cut in to square shape)
  • Green chillies - 3 (Cut lengthwise)
  • Spring Onions - 1 bunch (chopped finely)
  • Ginger - 1 inch (chopped finely)
  • Garlic - 5 cloves (Chopped finely)
  • Tomato sauce - 2 tsp
  • Chilli sauce - 2 tsp
  • Soy sauce - 1 tsp
  • Vinegar - 1 tsp
  • Sugar - 1/4 tsp (if you use sweet chilli sauce, no need to add sugar)
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Coriander leaves - few
  • Cut the idli's in square shapes.
  • In a kadai, add the ingredients under the Frying and fry the idli's for 5 minutes.
  • Keep it aside.
  • Prepare the batter with the ingredients given under the For Batter.
  • Dip the fried idli's in the batter and deep fry them in the oil till they turn reddish colour. (Dont overburn them)
  • Filter the oil using the kitchen tissue paper.
  • In another pan, add the ingredients given under Munchurian topic one by one as per given order.
  • If the gravy becomes thick, sprinkle little water over them and finally add the deep fried idli's and mix them well until the gravy coats the idli's well.
  • Garnish with some spring onions and coriander leaves.
  • Serve them hot.

Sending this to the following events
1. My event - Celebrating Independence Day - 2010
2. Scrumptious Delights from Leftovers by PJ.
3. Visual treat by Sanyukta.

21 lovely comments:


wow...mouth watering manchurian.


what a perfect gorgeous manchurian color..yum!


mouthwatering recipe, yum yum


wow somany variates with idli ...i liked ur idli 65 n Manchurian too ...yummy yum



loved both idli manchurian and idli 65.. creative!

Ananthi (அன்புடன் ஆனந்தி)

wowww.... love the pictures..
will try the recipe too..!
thanks for sharing :-))


I so want to eat that plate up. Loving this. I have seen so many manchurian recipe in last few weeks, so will surely try them soon :)

Sarah Naveen

very innovative..looks so delicious..


Wow, looks absolutely delicious and your pic is a treat for my eyes.Idli Manchurain is something i crave at Saravana Bhavan hotel.

Nandinis food

Wow! Looks delicious and innovative dish:)


Thanks for visiting ma blog and passing on ur valuable comments...U have such a wonderful blog with variety of recipes...ur recipes r very creative....keep rocking dear.


Looks spicy and delicious!Thanks for visiting my blog!


Looks like chicken manchurian..yummy.


wow what a new innovation.never tried and heard of will try these soon.looks see and tell me my recent recipe of vegetable poha which i hv posted whether u like it or not

Menaga Sathia

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Shabitha Karthikeyan

It's truly a visual treat..Love it..Thanks for dropping by my blog.Will never miss your recipes !

Aparna S Mallya

Yummy manchurain, Akila. I first had this in a restaurant. Cudn't believe idli cud taste so good. Tried it myself one day. Definitely a tasty idea to use leftover idlis

Padhu Sankar

Yummy manchurian .Btw I have send u an entry for "dish starts with A ".Did u receive it?? No mail from u

Shama Nagarajan

thank you for visiting my have a wonderful collection of yummy this manchurian

Divya Kudua

Pass me that plate please!!


This dish looks wonderful and tasty.Thankyou for dropping by your visit and comments are very much appreciated.
If you are looking for gujarati recipes there are few on my blog it self that you can try out or serach the net.Looking forward to your entry for flavours of gujarat.

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