Breakfast/ Dinner, Idiyappam, Kerala Dishes

Banana Idiyappam

Ingredients: 2 big ripe plantains/ kerala banana / nendrapazham1 cup rice flour (idiyappam flour)1 tsp ghee1/4 tsp salt1/2 cup grated coconut Preparation: Steam the bananas. Peel and then grind them into a smooth paste. In a bowl, add rice flour, ghee and a pinch of salt. Add banana paste little by little and mix well. […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Idiyappam

Lemon Idiyappam

Ingredients: 2 cups idiyappam, shredded1 small onion, chopped1/4 tsp ginger, finely chopped1 green chilli, finely chopped1 sprig curry leaves1 tbsp lemon juice1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp urad dal1/2 tsp chana dal2 dry red chillies, broken1/4 tsp turmeric powdersalt to taste2 tsp oil Preparation: Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add urad dal, […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Idiyappam

Purple Idiyappam / Purple Cabbage Idiyappam

Ingredients: 1 cup purple cabbage, chopped2 cups rice flour / idiyappam podisalt to tasteboiling water as requiredgrated coconut, as required Preparation: Grind the chopped purple cabbage into a smooth paste adding 1-2 tbsp of water using a blender. In a mixing bowl, combine rice flour, purple cabbage paste and enough salt. Then add required amount […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Idiyappam, Kerala Dishes

Wheat Idiyappam

Ingredients: 2 cups wheat flourwarm water, as required2 tsp coconut oilsalt to taste Preparation: Place the wheat flour in a cloth and steam cook it for 15 minutes. Remove it and allow to cool and then crush / mix well with your hand to remove any lumps. Heat about 2 cups of water in a […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Idiyappam, Malabar Recipes

Chemba Idiyappam and Paal / Red Rice Flour Idiyappam and Sweetened Coconut Milk

Ingredients: For Chemba Idiyappam 2 cup red rice flour / chemba idiyappam podi (I used store-bought idiyappam flour )boiling water as requiredsalt to tasteoil for greasing For Sweetened Coconut Milk / Paal 2 cups thick coconut milk100 gm jaggery , crushed (adjust to your sweetness)2-3 cardamomsa pinch of salt Preparation: For Idiyappam: In a mixing […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Chicken, Idiyappam, Non Veg

Chicken Idiyappam Kothu

Ingredients: 6 idiyappams100-150 gm boneless chicken1 1/2 tsp cornflour1 1/2 tsp plain flour1 1/2 tsp gram flour / kadalapodi1/2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste1 tbsp thick yoghurt1 medium onion, thinly sliced1 medium tomato, finely chopped3 green chillies, chopped1 sprig curry leaves2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp coriander powder1 tsp garam masalasalt to taste2 tbsp oil2 tbsp […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Idiyappam

Spinach / Palak Idiyappam

Ingredients: 2 cups spinach/ palak, cleaned2 cups rice flour / idiyappam podisalt to tasteboiling water as required Preparation: In a pan, add the spinach leaves and 1/2 cup of water and boil for 2 minutes. Cool and then grind it with the water (in which it is cooked) into a fine puree. In a mixing […]