5 from 2 votes
idli upma
Idli Upma
Prep Time
4 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
19 mins

Idli upma is an easy and simple breakfast recipe with leftover idlis in just a few mins. It is also an excellent lunch box recipe. 

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Author: Antonet Roajer
  • 10 no Idlis (Left Over and Refrigerated)
  • 1 no Onion
  • 1 cup Cabbage Chopped
  • 1 cup Carrot Chopped
  • 1 cup Beans Chopped
  • 1 no Green Chilies
  • 10 no Curry Leaves
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Leaves Chopped
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  1. Chop the idlis into small pieces and pulse them coarsely in a blender.

  2. In a pan, heat oil, add mustard seeds and let it splutter. Add urad dal, asafoetida and mix well.

  3. Add chopped onion, green chilies, curry leaves and cook until the onion becomes soft.

  4. Add turmeric powder and mix well. Add chopped cabbage, carrot, beans and cook until the vegetables become soft.

  5. Add crumbled idlis, salt and mix well. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.