Idli pulihora is yet another simple and satisfying food prepared with leftover idlis as evening snack. Some times I prepare fresh idlis to eat them in the form of pulihora or fry or upma. Amongst all these idli pulihora is my favorite dish.
Preparation and cooking time : 5 mins (excluding steaming of idlis if using fresh ones)
Idli: 6 (Click here for recipe)
Onion: 1 small; finely chopped
Salt: as per taste
Green chillis: 2; finely sliced
Turmeric powder: 1 big pinch
Mustard seeds: 1 teaspoon
Urad dal: 1/2 teaspoon
Chana dal: 1/2 teaspoon
Cumin seeds: 1/4 teaspoon (Optional)
Curry leaves: 1 twig
Lemon juice: as per taste
Oil: 2 tablespoons
1. Mash idlis. Heat oil in a wok. Add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add curry leaves, green chillis, dals, cumin seeds and saute till dals turn brown.
2. Add chopped onion and saute till they turn translucent. Add salt, turmeric powder and saute for few seconds.
3. Add the mashed idlis and lemon juice. Mix well. Remove from heat and serve hot.