String (Idiyappam) is a common breakfast dish. It is made of rice flour and is a very healthy breakfast as it is steamed cooked. it can be served even to sick people. The end product is the same whichever method you follow. It is a quick, healthy and easy recipe. You can use store bought Hoppers flour also but I will share with you how to make String flour and String .
Ingredients needed :
Idiyappam flour – 1 cup ( homemade or store bought)
Water – approximately 1 – 1 1/2 cups
Oil – 2 tsp
Salt as required
How to make Idiyappam using idiyappam flour
Boil water well, add salt and oil to it.Add the boiling water little by little to the rice flour and make a soft dough. Knead it well.
Grease the inside of an idiyappam maker with oil and fill it with the prepared dough and press it in a circular motion on idly plate in the form of long strings.
Steam it for 10-15 minutes. I used my idli pot for steaming.
The basic idiyappam is ready. It can be served as such with vegetable stew , sweetened coconut milk, coconut chutney any gravy of your choice.