Idiappam ingredients:

1. Rice – 2 cups
2. Salt – ½ tsp
3. Grated coconut – ½ cup
4. Sugar – 4 tbsp or to taste
5. Cardamom powder - a pinch (optional)
6.Water - for mixing


  • Clean and wash the rice.
  • Soak for minimum 2 hours.
  • Drain all the water and spread on a cloth for 30 mins.
  • Powder it after
  • completely dry.
  • Add salt and combine well.
  • Then add hot water little by little and mix well until it is ready to make soft dough.
  • Now take a small quantity of the dough and put into the Idiappam maker and press into greased idly mould plate.
  • Keep the plate in idly cooker and steam cook for 5 mins.
  • Remove the plate from cooker and mix with sugar and grated coconut.
  • Serve hot.