May 25, 2012

Lemon Idly Upma

Ingredients :

4 Leftover Idlis
1/2 Lemon
1 Tsp Mustard seeds
1 Tsp Channa dal
1 Carrot, grated
2 Green chillies, chopped
1 Onion, Finely chopped
Pinch of Turmeric
Curry leaves
Salt to taste


Crumble idlis and keep aside. If idly is too hard, just soak in water for a minute and crumble it by squeezing all water.

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds followed by Channa dal and curry leaves.

Add green chillies and saute it.

Now add the chopped onion and saute well.

Add Turmeric powder and salt, fry them for a minute. Now add the grated carrot and fry them for couple of minutes in medium flame

Switch off the stove and add the lemon juice.
Add the crumbled idlis and mix well. Taste and Adjust salt.

Simmer and cook it for 2 minutes.
Serve hot.


  1. love idly upma anytime of the day...lemony flavor is my fav too :)
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  2. first time in your !!!!!loved the idea of making upma with idlis ...loved the lemony flavor !!!!looks really delicious n definitely a must try :-) following ur space now !!!!do visit mine in your free time :-)

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  3. Hi Priya ,

    Congrates For the Award sharing of PT with you!!!

    Enjoy with lemon flavour Priya:)

    Keep on....

    1. Thank you so much for your lovely wishes:)