idiyappam or rice string hoppers served on wooden plate with egg stew
Easy Idiyappam Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
23 mins
Easy Idiyappam recipe or rice string hoppers are a traditional South Indian recipe consisting of rice flour pressed into strings(noodles). Making fresh homemade idiyappam (rice string hoppers) is so satisfying. You should definitely try it.
Course: Breakfast, Dinner
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Rice string hoppers, Idiyappam
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 86 kcal
  • 1 cup Idiyapam flour
  • 1 1/4 cup Boiling hot water plus 2-3 tspns extra
  • Salt
  • 3 teaspoon Vegetable
  1. In a wide bowl sieve Idiyappam Flour and keep aside.
  2. Boil 1 1/2 cups of water. Allow the water to boil. Add salt to taste and 1 teaspoon of oil.
  3. To the flour add boiling water and using a wooden ladle knead well to form a soft dough. If you find the dough is too dry add about 1 teaspoon of boiling water at a time and knead well.
  4. Allow the dough to cool for 3-5 mins or until you can handle the heat, then oil your palm with and knead the dough well until it's smooth and shiny for about 2-3 mins.
  5. Grease the Idiyappam ural(idiyappam maker)with oil. Fill this dough into an idiyappam press.

  6. Steam these in a idli steamer for about 5 to 7 mins. Do not over cook the idiyappam, as they will turn rubbery.
  7. Serve hot with egg curry or any stew of your choice or even sweetened coconut milk.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Idiyappam Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 86 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 15mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 1g 2%
Calcium 0.2%
Iron 0.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.