Mushroom Idly Fry / Leftover Idly Recipe


mushroom idly fry

Mushroom Idly Fry is simple and quick to make south Indian breakfast dish with leftover idly. To enhance nutrition of this dish, I added some mushroom and green onion. You can also give this leftover idly fry as snacks for kids or adults. This is my amma (mom’s) recipe. Me and my brother love this idly upma for evening snack. So try this leftover idly recipe with mushroom at home and let me know how it turned out.

How to make Leftover Idly Recipe With Mushroom


Ingredients for Mushroom Idly Fry

Preparation Time : 5 mins  Cooking Time : 10 mins  Serves : 1

  • 3 Idly, Big
  • 1 Red Onion, Chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 3 Mushroom, Sliced
  • 2 Tsp of Sambhar Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tsp of Ghee
  • 1 Green Onion, Chopped

To Temper

  • 2 Tsp of Oil
  • 1 Tsp of Mustard Seeds
  • 1 Tsp of Urad Dal
  • Few Curry Leaves

Method for Mushroom Idly Fry

  • Using knife, cut the idly into cube shapes.
  • Heat pan with ghee, fry the idly for a min  and keep it aside.
  • Heat a pan with oil, add mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves, after it splutters, add onion and salt, fry well until it turns golden brown. Add mushroom, fry for few secs.
  • Add sambhar powder, fry for few secs.
  • Add tomatoes, fry well until it turns mushy.
  • Add water, boil it for few secs, add fried idly, mix well with masala. Finally garnish with green onion.
  • Delicious idly fry are ready to serve.


  • If you dont have sambhar powder, use 2 tsp of coriander powder, 1 Tsp of red chilly powder and 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder.
  • If you wish, you can deep fry the idly in oil or ghee instead of shallow frying.
  • Add any vegetables of your choice.

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