Cookbook:Idiyappam (South Indian Rice Noodles)

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Idiyappam (South Indian Rice Noodles)
CategoryIndian recipes
Time15 minutes

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes | Cuisine of India

Idiyappam (rice noodles) is a South Indian food, usually served for breakfast.

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Mix rice flour with hot water and salt.
  2. Knead it into a smooth dough.
  3. Press the dough through an idiyappam presser or sieve onto banana leaves on which a little grated coconut has been sprinkled. Alternatively, press it directly onto an idli pan without banana leaves.
  4. Steam for 5–10 minutes. Some people add a little grated coconut on top before steaming.

Notes, tips, and variations[edit | edit source]

  • Idiyappams may be served with egg curry or brown chickpea (kadala) curry. In some places it is eaten dipped in fresh coconut milk mixed with sugar.