Idli Chaat

30-35 minutes
Prep: 15 minutes | Cook: 15-20 minutes | Servings: 2


5-6 Idlis – cut in 4 pieces (इडली)

1 Idli – julienned (इडली)

1 inch Ginger chopped (अदरक)

1 tbsp Ghee (घी)

¼ tsp Asafoetida (हींग)

½ tsp Degi Red Chilli Powder (देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर)

Water (पानी)

½ medium Onion chopped (प्याज)

2 tbsp Pomegranate Pearls (अनार दाना)

Salt to taste (नमक स्वादानुसार)

1 tsp Oil (तेल)

1 fresh Green Chilli chopped (हरी मिर्च)

½ cup Curd (दही)

1 tsp Powdered Sugar (पिसी हुई चीनी)

A pinch Salt (नमक)

2 tbsp Green Chutney (हरी चटनी)

2 tbsp Sweet & Sour Chutney (खट्टी मीठी चटनी)

1 tbsp Sev (सेव)

1 Fried Idli roughly crushed (तली हुई इडली)

A pinch roasted Cumin Powder (भुना जीरा पाउडर)

A pinch Degi Red Chilli Powder (देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर)

Fresh Coriander Leaves (धनिया पत्ता)



  • Firstly deep frying the idlis cut into 4 pieces until light golden and crispy, remove and keep aside.
  • Then deep frying the julienned idli until golden brown and crispy, remove and keep aside for further use.
  • Now in a pan add ghee, ginger fried idlis, asafoetida, degi red chilli powder, water and simmer it for a minute.
  • Switch off the flames and keep aside to cool down.
  • Now in a bowl mix together onion, pomegranate pearls, oil, green chilli, salt and keep aside for further use.
  • In a bowl mix together curd, powdered sugar, salt and keep aside for further use.
  • To assemble the chaat, take a serving plate and place the soaked idlis then sprinkle some onion mixture.
  • now add the curds mixture on it then add the green chutney and sweet & sour chutney properly.
  • Now finish it with sev, degi red chilli powder, roasted cumin powder, crushed fried idli and garnish with coriander leaves.