Idiyappam/rice hopper/string hopper

Hi everyone!!!

Idiyappam is a traditional Sri Lankan and South Indian specialty consisting of rice flour that is squeezed into a press to form thin noodles. The noodles are then steamed before being served with any spicy gravy.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups rice flour
  • ½ cup warm water (or more)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon oil

Equipment

    String hopper press

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Boil water in a pan and add oil &salt to it. on low heat boil the water for 6 to 8 minutes.
  2. Now add the flour into a bowl and mix it well.
  3. Add water slowly and work into a soft dough. Add more water or adjust with more flour if necessary. Dough should detach from the sides of the bowl and not be sticky.
  4. Place the dough into a noodle press
  5. Press the idiyappam dough onto string hopper mats
  6. Place the mats into the steamer, over a wok on medium flame with boiling water.
  7. Steam until idiyappam is fully cooked, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  8. Serve hot with chicken or egg gravy

👩🏻‍🍳Thank you!!!

Published by libarah

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