Idiyappam Aka Noolputt

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A south-indian breakfast dish made of rice flour. Can be had with veg/non-ver curries. Also know as string hoppers.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Served As: Breakfast
Recipe Cuisine Type: South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty
Calories 395 kcal
Servings 2


  • 1 cup Rice Flour
  • 1.5 cup Water
  • 1 tbsp Oil Few drops & more to coat the mould & plates during steaming
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1/2 Coconut fresh, grated


  • Add few drops of oil to the water & bring it to boil
  • Take the rice flour & start adding water to the flour
  • Dont use all the water at one go. Add little little. Be careful its gonna be really hot
  • I used around 1.25 cups of water, but I guess it will depend on the flour quality as well
  • Knead the dough, make it nice & smooth
  • Put a little oil in your palms, take a portion of the dough & roll it into a cylindrical roll to fit into the mould
  • Now to the mould. Use the plate/stencil with the smallest holes. Oil the mould from the inside with a little oil.
  • Close the mould & press till the dough starts coming out of the mould

Now to Steaming

  • Heat water in the idli steamer or any big vessel. Cover the idli plates with very little oil.
  • Press the dough through the mould & put one layer of stringy dough. Spread a little fresh grated coconut & press another layer of the stringy dough.
  • Steam these for 5-6 mins
  • Yummy, light, fluffy Idiyappams are ready to eat.
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 395kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 101mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg

Meghana Petkar
Meghana Petkar

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