Idiyappam: Recipes from Kerala
Published on : 17 October 2020
Idiyappam or also known as String Hopper, Nool Puttu or Nool Appam is a dish made from Rice flour which is served with a kind of stew or a curry. It is a really popular dish in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Sri lanka and other southern states of India. It is kind of a Rice sev or noodles which is steamed into a form of circular disc. Give it a try as it’s really easy to make and also to try something new when it comes to South Indian Food apart from Idli and Dosa. Before starting with the recipe, follow me on instagram, below is the link :
- 1 cup Rice Flour
- 1.5 cups Water
- 2 tbsps of Oil
- 1.5 tbsps of salt (As per taste)
- Sev Maker
- Half of grated coconut
How to Cook?
- In a pan dry roast the rice flour for 5 minutes on a medium flame. Keep stirring and make sure that it doesn’t get brown.
- Keep it aside and in a deep bottom pan, boil water. Add salt and a tbsp of oil. Once the water gets boiled, add the rice flour.
- Mix it all together really nicely. It’s okay if everything doesn’t get mix properly. Cover it with a lid and let it rest for 15-20 minutes. Refer to image 1.
- Transfer it to another vessel or a Paraat and while it’s still warm, knead it.
- Now, take a sev maker and grease it with oil. Fill it up with the rice flour dough. The attachment in the sev maker will be the one with the small round holes. Refer Image 2.
- Take a steamer or the plates of Idli or Dhokla Maker. Grease it with oil and make round disc with the help of sev maker. Refer to images.
- Top it up with little bit of grated coconut and steam for 10-15 minutes.
- Serve it hot with Kadala Curry ( Chana/Chickpea Curry) or Vegetable Stew, Onion Tomato Chutney and Coconut Milk.
1. Cover this for 15 minutes.
2. Use Sev Maker to get the shape.
3. Use the plates of Idli Maker.
Idiyappam with Vegetable Stew, Onion Tomato Chutney and Coconut Milk