by: Kushi's Kitchen

Idiyappam/Rice Noodles is popular breakfast recipe in South India which is in the form of thin noodles prepared using Rice. It is also know as string hoppers or Shevai in konkani. You need Idiyappam press or string hopper press to prepare this dish.


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serves: 6

1 tbsp Coconut Oil/Vegetable Oil

1 cup Rice Flour

2/3 cup Water

Salt to taste

1/8 tsp Sugar

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6

Amount per Serving

Calories: 116

  • Total Fat: 2.6 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 2.1 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 26.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.2 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  •     Sugars: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 1.6 g

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1.  Add water in pan along with salt and suagr and bring it to nice boil.

2.  In another pan, add oil and rice flour and mix well. add the boiling water little by little and mix well using wodden spoon till the dough comes together.

3.  Now Knead it well for atleast 5 minutes to form soft and smooth dough.

4.  Shape the dough into log and place it in Idiyappam presser/String hopper press.

5.  Grease your idli moulds with Oil. Press dough through Idiyappam presser onto greased idli moulds.

6.  Add 2 cups of water in pressure cooker/steamer and heat in medium flame. I have used pressure cooker without whistle.

7.  Steam it for 10 minutes on medium-high flame or until done.

8.  Idiyappam or shevai is now ready. Transfer it to serving plate. Serve hot with any side curry of your choice and enjoy.

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