Sweet and Spicy Idiyappam

Spicy Lime Idiyappam:
1 1/2 Cup Idiappam
2 1/2 Tbsp Lime Juice
1/4 Tsp Mustard seeds, Split Chick peas, Split Black Gram,Turmeric powder.
2 Green Chillies
2 Sprigs Curry leafs
3 Dry Red Chillies
1 Pinch Asafoetida
2 1/2 Tbsp Oil
Salt to taste.

Sweet Coconut Idiyappam:
1 Cup Cooked Idiyappam
1/4 Cup Fresh Grated Coconut
2 Tbsp Sugar
1/4 Tsp Cardamom powder
2 Tbsp Clarified Butter/Ghee (Optional)

Method For Spicy Idiyappam:
  • Separate the Idiappam using hands or fork before preparation.
  • Heat oil in a wok add mustard seeds to splutter add split chick peas and black gram fry a bit add dry red chillies and green chillies fry a bit add curry leafs and turmeric powder along with asafoetida and fry add salt and 1 tbsp of lime juice and remove from fire.
  • Add the idiappam and mix well check for salt and sour taste if needed add salt and lime juice. Mix well and serve with pickle...Enjoy..:)
Method for Sweet Idiappam:

  •  Separate the Idiappam using hands or fork before preparation.
  • Add freshly grated coconut sugar and cardamom powder mix well and serve add clarified butter before serving...Enjoy...:)

Video Recipe in English...:)


  1. hi akka
    nice recipe,its new for me.
    i always take idiyappam with cocnutmilk and sugar.
    when i preparing idiyappam ,i'll try this way.
    thanks so much.
    really ur recipes r awesome akka.
    daily food i doing ur recipes only,
    i tried most of ur recipes.
    ugadi time,i prepared bisi bele badh & muskmelon panakkkam.
    its super hit in my home.



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