Honey Chilli Idli Recipe

Honey Chilli Idli Recipe – Vegan

If idlis are your favorite, then you need to try this unique idli recipe for sure! Be it kids or adults, everyone will love this recipe for sure.

Have some leftover idlis at home? Use them like this to prepare a lip-smacking snack. Honey Chilli Idli is a fusion recipe that is made using idli combined with a classic Chinese-style sauce. Be it snacks or dinner, you can serve this dish for any meal. Veggies like garlic, spring onions, onions and capsicum are added to the dish. If you or your kids don’t like having plain idlis, then you can transform them into this scrumptious recipe.

A number of sauces like soy sauce and tomato sauce are added to give the dish an extra zing. You can also add toasted sesame seeds to add extra flavours to the recipe. If you like your snacks spicier, you can always add schezwan sauce or chilli chutney to it. Do try this recipe, rate it and let us know how it turned out to be by leaving a comment in the section below.

How to make Honey Chilli Idli

Step 1 – Chop the idlis

Chop the idlis into small cubes. Cut one idli into 4-6 pieces.

Step 2 – Make a slurry

Add refined flour to a bowl. Add some salt and water. Mix well to prepare a slurry. It should neither be too thin nor too thick.

Step 3 – Fry the idlis

Heat oil in a kadhai for frying. Coat the idli pieces in the slurry and drop them in hot oil. Fry the piece until golden brown in colour and crisp in texture.

Step 4 – Make the honey chilli mixture

Heat 2 tbsp oil in a wok. Add minced garlic and dry red chillies. Fry for a minute. Now add chopped onions along with sliced capsicum. Fry on high heat for 2-3 minutes. Now add soya sauce, ketchup and again fry for a minute. Mix corn flour in 1/4 cup water and add this slurry to the wok. Thick will thicken the sauce.

Step 5 – Add the fried idlis

Add honey to the wok along with salt and black pepper powder. Finally, add the fried idlis and mix well. Fry on high heat for 2 minutes more.

Step 6 – Ready to be served

Once cooked, Honey Chilli Idlis are ready to be served. Garnish with spring onions and serve.

Ingredients of Honey Chilli Idli

  • 4 idli
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 14 cup refined flour
  • 2 tablespoon chopped spring onions
  • 2 dry red chili
  • 1 tablespoon tomato ketchup
  • salt as required
  • 1 tablespoon corn flour
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 medium capsicum (green pepper)
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered black pepper
  • 1 cup vegetable oil

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