Prepare time: 15 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Serves: 2 Persons


  • 2 cups rice flour/idiyappam flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 cups water (as required)
  • 1 tsp oil

Directions For Making Idiyappam

  1. Firstly, in a large bowl take 2 cup of roasted rice flour and ½ tsp salt. you can also add idiyappam flour.
  2. Now in a saucepan take 3 cup water and 1 tsp oil.
  3. Get the water to a boil.
  4. Add the boiled water in batches to the rice flour.
  5. Mix well using a spoon.
  6. Again add hot water and mix well. continue to add in batches until the flour turns moist.
  7. Start to knead the dough for 5 minutes.
  8. Make a smooth nonsticky dough. if the dough is too soft, then idiyappam will turn sticky once steamed. and if the dough is too hard, it will be difficult to press.
  9. Now grease the idiyappam mould with oil and stuff in the dough.
  10. Press the idiyappam into a spiral shape onto the greased plate.
  11. Place it into a steamer and steam for 7 to 10 minutes.
  12. Finally, enjoy the idiyappam with veg stew or store in the casserole if serving later.

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