Cookbook:Idiyappam (South Indian Rice Noodles)

Idiyappam (South Indian Rice Noodles)
Category Indian recipes
Time 15 minutes

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes | Cuisine of India

Idiyappam (rice noodles) is a South Indian food, usually served for breakfast.



  1. Mix rice flour with hot water and salt.
  2. Knead it into a smooth dough.
  3. Fill it in an idiyappam presser/sieve and press it onto banana leaves on which a little grated coconut has been sprinkled, or press it directly onto an idli pan without banana leaves.
  4. Steam for 5-10 minutes. Some people add a little grated coconut on top before steaming.

Notes, tips, and variationsEdit

  • Idiyappams may be served with egg curry or brown chickpea (kadala) curry. In some places it is eaten dipped in fresh coconut milk mixed with sugar.