Idli Manchurian is a popular Indo-Chinese dish, and made several different ways. It is a super delicious appetizer and makes a delicious lunch box meal for kids.
This recipe will definitely satisfy your savory and spicy cravings!!!
Oil for stir frying
Salt to taste
Whole Dry Red Chillies
Boil the red chilies in about 1/2 cup of water until they are tender. Let it cool. Combine oil, soy sauce, vinegar, ginger, tomato paste, sugar, red chillies, corn starch in a blender and blend till it forms a smooth paste. You may add a little water if required while blending.
Boil the sauce over medium heat. Sauce should be pouring consistency and set aside. Meanwhile, Cut the idlis into bite size pieces, I have cut the idlies in 6 pieces. Heat the oil in frying pan over medium high heat. Add idlis and sprinkle the salt. Stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until idlies are lightly golden brown, take them out and set aside.
In the same pan stir fry bell pepper 2-3 minutes, do not overcook the bell pepper, they taste better when they are still crisp. Add the stir-fry idlis to bell peppers. Pour the sauce and mix well to ensure that idlis are coated well. Turn off the heat.Take them out in a serving bowl and serve hot!!!
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