String Hoppers (Idiyappam/Nool puttu)

Serving Hot Idiyappams for breakfast...
Recipe Video...

2 Cups Rice (Idly rice)
1/2 Tsp Salt
2 Cups Water
2 Tbsp Sesame Oil
  • Wash the rice thrice fill it with water and soak rice for 2 to 3 hours.
  • Drain excess water add rice to mixer jar and grind to a smooth batter 1/2 to 1 cup of water can be added while grinding.
  • Heat a heavy bottom wok dilute the mixture with extra one cup water add to the pot constantly keep stirring add oil and keep stirring till the water evaporates and a dough like consistency has formed.
  • Allow to cool a bit add 1 more tsp oil and knead the dough till soft consistency.
  • Using a idiyappam press add dough to the press oil steaming plates add water to the steamer and bring to boil.
  • Prepare idiyappam and place in steamer steam cook for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Serve hot with grated coconut and sugar...enjoy...:)


  1. My all time favourite, i'll go crazy if u serve idiyappams with coconut milk.

  2. Looks yummy . I will definitely try it.

  3. looks awesome and tasty. Keep sharing more recipes.. Thank you for sharing..

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