A very easy to make recepie with left over idlis. This is a famous street food found in India.

Preparation time: 5 mins

Cooking time: 15 mins

Serves: 3


  • Idlis: i tuk 3 idlis
  • Onion: 1 cubed
  • Capsicum: 1 cubed
  • Garlic: 1 tsp finely chopped
  • Ginger: 1 tsp finely chopped
  • Green chillies: 1 chopped
  • Tomato sauce: 1 tbsp
  • Schezwan/ red chilli sauce: 2 tsp
  • Soya sauce: 2 tsp
  • Sugar: a pinch
  • Salt: for taste
  • Corn flour: 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder: 1 tsp
  • Oil
  • Spring onion leaves: chopped for garnishing


  • Cut idlis into quarter sizes.
  • In a bowl , mix together cut idlis, corn flour, black pepper powder and little salt.
  • Heat oil in a wok and fry the idlis till its golden brown in color.
  • Drain and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a wok, add garlic, ginger and green chillies; saute for a minute.
  • Add onion and capsicum; saute for 2 to 3 mins.
  • Add salt and mix.
  • Add all the sauces and toss well.Add a pinch sugar for balancing.
  • Now add the fries idlis to it and mix well.
  • Garnish with chopped spring onion leaves.

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