Chilli Idli-SK Khazana

Leftover idlis can be turned into a delicious dish cooked in the chinese style This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Chilli Idli-SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Idlis, Green chillies
Cuisine Fusion
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Chilli Idli-SK Khazana

  • 10-15 Idlis quartered
  • 2-3 Green chillies finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Cornflour
  • 1/2 tables to deep fry Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ginger chopped
  • 1 Small onion quartered and layers separated
  • 1 Small red capsicum cut into squares
  • 1 Small yellow capsicum cut into squares
  • 1 tablespoon Soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Red chilli sauce
  • 3/4 cup Vegetable stock
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Black peppercorns crushed
  • 1 sprigs Cornflour slurry
  • for garnish Spring onion greens diagonally sliced


  1. Heat sufficient oil in kadai.
  2. Take idli pieces in a bowl, add cornflour and mix well. Deep-fry the idli pieces till lightly brown. Drain on absorbent paper.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic, ginger and green chillies and sauté till fragrant.
  4. Add onions, red and yellow capsicums, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add soy sauce and chilli sauce and mix well. Add stock, mix and bring to a boil.
  6. Add salt and crushed peppercorns and mix well. Add cornflour slurry and mix well. Add fried idli pieces, mix well and cook for a minute.
  7. Garnish with spring onion greens and serve hot.