Stir Fry Idlis can be new way you can enjoy leftover Idllis. This asian twist to Idlis is going to be a huge hit. I like to make them quickly and pack them for school lunchbox.  They taste spicy, sour and are loaded with veggies. Its can be served at your parties or can be eaten for snack. 

Stir Fry Idlis | Indo Chinese Idli

My son always wants something different in his lunchbox. He is fond of Asian food so the other day when I had leftover Idlis, I decided to give it an Asian twist and he was in love. The lunchbox came back empty and I knew I had to share this recipe with you all. Checkout this quick and easy recipe below that I am sure you will love . 
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, lunch, school lunchbox, vegetarian lunch box
Cuisine Indo Chinese
Servings 2 people


  • 2 cups leftover mini idilis or whole Idli cut into pieces
  • Salt as needed
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil or any other oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped broccoli
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrots
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 tsp sriracha optional
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup diced scallions optional


  • Heat oil in a wok or a wide pan
  • Add the sesame seeds and let it sizzle
  • Add the diced veggies and salt and let the veggies cook till it softens a little
  • Add the soy sauce and vinegar and mix it well
  • Add the leftover Idlis
  • In a bowl mix corn flour or corn starch with water till it completely dissolved and add it to the Idlis
  • Toss it all together till uniform mixture and water is absorbed
  • Garnish with chopped scallions and pack it in lunch box
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