By Nmami Agarwal             01/15/2019


Idiyappamisa popular cu1linary specialty of south India and is a common breakfast item of Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil people.This dish is also popular as Noolappam, sevai, and string hoppers. These steamed rice noodles is prepared simply from rice flour, and perfect to pair up with delicious curries.

Nutritional Benefits:

Rice flour is the main ingredient of this recipe and the best part of it is that it is easily available and inexpensive. In terms of nutritional value rice flour is mainly composed of carbohydrates, fiber, and basic vitamins and minerals like Selenium, Thiamin, niacin, and copper. However, eating white rice has an adverse effect on blood sugar balance, and it should be avoided by people with diabetes.

Course: Breakfast


  • Oil – 1 tsp.
  • Water – as required
  • Salt – to taste
  • Rice flour – 30g

153.6 KCAL
Protein- 2.3g
Carbohydrates- 21.9g
Fat- 7.3g


  • Take a pan add water, salt, and oil to it.
  • Let the water starts to boil and once it is done boiling switch off the flame.
  • Add flour to it and mix wellso as to make dough not very soft.
  • Once the dough is ready, put the mixture into the idiyappam maker.
  • Now on anidli pan apply some oil and press the mixture into the idiyappam maker to make the rice noodles.
  • Steam this for around 7-10 minutes and serve with hot stew and coconut chutney.


Over to you:

In Kerala, this recipe is conventionally cooked by pressing the dough onto the banana leaves and then the noodles are steamed. Try making this recipe at home as these delicious soft rice noodles is loved by people of all ages be it small children, young, or elderly people.

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