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Idiyappam Aka Noolputt

Recipe by Meghana Petkar
4 from 3 votes
Served As Breakfast
A south-indian breakfast dish made of rice flour. Can be had with veg/non-ver curries. Also know as string hoppers.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Cuisine South Indian
Recipe Category Vegetarian
Servings 2


  • - Rice Flour – 1 cup
  • - Water – 1.5 cup
  • - Oil – Few drops & more to coat the mould & plates during steaming
  • - Salt – To taste
  • - Grated fresh coconut


  • - 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 _x000D_ o Use the plate/stencil with the smallest holes_x000D_ o Oil the mould from the inside with a little oil_x000D_
  • - Close the mould & press till the dough starts coming out of the mould
  • - Now to Steaming_x000D_ o Heat water in the idli steamer or any big vessel_x000D_ o Cover the idli plates with very little oil_x000D_ o Press the dough through the mould & put one layer of stringy dough_x000D_ o Spread a little fresh grated coconut & press another layer of the stringy dough_x000D_ o Steam these for 5-6 mins _x000D_
  • Yummy, light, fluffy Idiyappams are ready to eat. ¢ËœÂº
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