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mini idli tadka
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Mini idli tadka recipe

Mini idli tadka is one easy snack for kids who come back from school hungry. Tossed with southern spices and small onions, it is a total burst of flavors.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Servings: 1


  • 18 Mini idli
  • 12 Small onion
  • Salt a pinch

To temper

  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • ½ teaspoon Mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Urad dal
  • 2 Red chilli
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves


  • In a pan, heat oil, temper with the items given under ‘To temper’ table. Followed by finely chopped onion. Fry until transparent in medium flame. Add a pinch of salt and cooked mini idlies and toss well.



  • You can add a pinch of asafoetida while tempering.
  • You can use coconut oil for tempering.
  • Make sure to use fresh idli dosa batter. Idli should be soft and moist, then only this dish will be nice.