Cholam Idiyappam (Nool Puttu) / Kerala Style Corn String Hoppers

A healthy & wholesome breakfast that is rich with fiber and essential minerals!


Maize flour / corn meal – 2 cups
Grated coconut – As needed
Hot water- as required
Oil- As needed
Salt- to taste

Method: Dry roast the corn meal until a nice aroma arises. Remove from flame and keep aside. Boil water and add salt and oil. Slowly add the hot water as needed to the roasted maize flour. Using a ladle, knead well and combine into a smooth dough. Cover and let it rest for 10-15 mins. Grease the idli molds with oil. Divide the dough into equal portions. Fill the idiyappam press with the dough and press the noodles onto the idli steamer. Add a little grated coconut if desired. Steam for 10-15 mins. Serve hot with vegetable stew or a coconut based curry.

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