Idly Manchurian Recipe | Leftover Idli Recipes

As we know that Idly is a common breakfast snack in south Indian states especially in Tamil Nadu which made by steaming a batter consisting of fermented black lentils (de-husked) and rice. But today we will try to add Chinese taste to this Idly and prepare a new delicious snack which is known as Idly Manchuria. It will be the blend of salt and chilly in taste. Serving this disk with coconut chutney will complete it. This dish can be cooked using leftover idlis. The good thing about this dish is that, it is easy to prepare.

Ideal For Preparation Time
Break Fast, Tea time snack 45 mins

Breakfast snack made by steaming a batter consisting of fermented black lentils (de-husked) and rice.


Ingredients: (For Two People)

  • Idly - 5 Nos
  • Corn flour - 6 Table Spoon
  • Maida - 2 Table Spoon
  • Pepper - 2 Tea Spoon
  • Salt (As per taste)
  • Chilly Powder - 1 Table Spoon
  • Soya Sauce - 2 Tea Spoon
  • Onion - 1 No (Small Size)
  • Ginger - 2 Tea Spoon
  • Garlic - 2 Tea Spoon
  • Capsicum - 1 No (Medium Size)
  • Tomato Sauce - 2 Table Spoon
  • Water
  • Gingerly Oil (For deep fry)



  • Cut the idly to a quarter of its size
  • Take a bowl, add Corn Flour, Maida, Pepper, Salt, Soya Sauce, Chilly power, Water and mix it well (Bajji batter consistency)
  • Add the idly pieces with that batter and mix it well
  • Deep fry those idly pieces using Gingerly oil (Color must be in golden brown)
  • Take a pan, add Oil, Onion, Ginger, Garlic, Capsicum, Tomoto Sauce and Fried Idly on it and fry those mix for 5 Mins
  • Idly manchurian is ready and serve Happily

Let us know about your experiment in the kitchen.


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