Kothu Idiyappam / Egg and Vegetable Masala Idiyappam


1 1/2 cup / 4 idiyappams
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1/2 carrot, grated
2 tbsp capsicum, finely chopped
2 tbsp celery, chopped
1/2 tsp pepper powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 egg
1/4 tsp soy sauce (optional)
2 cloves
1/4 inch piece cinnamon
salt to taste
1 tsp coriander leaves, chopped
2 tsp oil


  1. Prepare idiyappams and shred/ break it into small pieces and keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add cloves ,cinnamon and ginger-garlic paste and saute for a minute.
  3. Add finely chopped onion and saute till it turns transparent.
  4. Add grated carrots and cook covered in low flame for 2 minutes. Add finely chopped capsicums and celery and saute well.
  5. Add pepper powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and required salt and mix well.
  6. Then add the egg and scramble it well. Add soy sauce to this and mix well.
  7. Now add the idiyappam pieces and mix well until the masala coats the idiyappam evenly.
  8. Garnish with coriander leaves and switch off the flame..Serve hot / warm..
  • You can also use instant idiyappams, cook it as per the instructions given in the package..

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