Chilli Idli
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Chilli Idli

Chilli Idli recipe. A spicy Indo-Chinese version of Idlis. How to use leftover Idlis.Stepwise method for making spicy Indo-Chinese version of Idlis.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer, snacks
Cuisine: Fusion, Indo-Chinese
Keyword: Fusion Food, Fusion Recipe, How to use leftover Idlis, Indo-Chinese Idli recipe
Servings: 4 people
Author: Swati


  • 10-12 pieces Idlis
  • 1/2 Cup Cubed onions
  • 1 Cup Cubed mixed Bell Peppers
  • 1 tbsp Finely chopped/crushed garlic
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil or any flavorless Vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Chilli Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Ketchup
  • 1 tsp Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Spring Onion Greens for garnish optional


  • Cut Idli into quarters. You can also make fresh idlis if you don't have any leftover Idlis.
  • Mix all the sauces in the bowl and keep aside.
  • In a pan, heat oil and add garlic. Saute for few seconds then add onions.
  • Add cubed bell peppers and saute for 1-2 minutes. Do not overcook the bell pepper, keep it crispy.
  • Add sauces and mix . Add little salt, as it is already present in the sauces. Adjust the amount of salt as per your taste.
  • Add idli pieces and add to the pan and mix. take care not to break or mash the pieces.
  • Garnish with spring onion greens.