Cut each idli into bite size small pieces. Set aside
In a bowl combine sliced idli, cornstarch, salt and pepper. Mix nicely to coat idli with flour.
Heat oil to shall fry the idli in a frying pan. Shallow fry the idli pieces in small batches till they turn brown and crisp from all sides.
Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel and set aside.
Heat a tablespoon of oil in a pan. Add chopped ginger, garlic and green chilli. Fry for 1 - 2 minutes.
Now add the diced onion and fry till the onion turn translucent or soft. Add the bell pepper and cook for a minute.
Pour the sauce along with 1/4 cup water and stir to combine. Taste and adjust the seasoning accordingly.
Next, add the fried idli into the sauce mixture and combine nicely. Turn off the heat. Garnish with spring onion greens.
Serve Chilli Idli warm with your favorite chutney or sauce.