Quinoa idly upma

Written by: 7aumsuvai
Quinoa Idly upma is a very simple and delicious dish made with leftover quinoa idly. Simple breakfast that can be prepared in no time.
Quinoa idly upma
      • 6 nos – Quinoa idly (crumble into pieces)
      • 1 no – Onion (chopped finely)
      • 1/2 tsp – Ginger
      • 1 tsp – Idly podi / idly powder (as per your spice level)
      • 1 tbsp – Coriander leaves for garnishing
      • Salt as per taste
      • 1 tbsp – Oil
      • 1/4 tsp – Mustard seeds
      • 1 tsp – Cumin seeds
      • 1 tbsp – Split black gram/ ulunthu
      • 2 tsp – Bengal gram
      • 2 or 3 nos – Dry red chillies (as needed)
      • 4 or 5 nos – Curry leaves
      • 2 pinches – Asafoetida
Quinoa idly upma process
Preparation method:
  1. Crumble the quinoa idly into little pieces, keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, season with items given for seasoning. Add onion, ginger along with required salt, saute until golden brown.
  3. Add crumbled quinoa idly and idly podi, mix well and cook for few seconds. Finally garnish with coriander leaves and serve with hot sambar or chutney.
Quinoa idly upma
  • You should be very careful while adding salt because idly has prepared with enough salt in it.
Quinoa idly upma


  1. Quinoa idly umpa ! wow what an interesting recipe.

  2. u made the steamed usual upma more healthier...wonderful

  3. Healthy idly upma.. looks nice..

  4. Wow very interesting and healthy upma, love it Shanthi...


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