Idiyappam (nool puttu)

Idiyappam or nool puttu is a breakfast dish popular in Kerala. It is made with  rice flour and you can have it with potato stew, thick coconut milk mixed with  sugar, egg curry or kuruma.


  1. Rice flour(raw rice) – 2 cups
  2. Grated coconut – 3tbsp
  3. Salt
  4. Oil
  5. Idiyappam presser
  6. Iddly Steamer


  1. Boil about 3 cups of water. In a pan, add  rice flour mixed with salt .add boiled water little by little to the flour and mix with a spoon.    Knead until you get a  soft dough.
  2. Grease the idiyappam presser and iddly moulds  with little oil.
  3. Put  small portion of dough into the presser and squeeze  it into iddly moulds  in circular motion.
  4. Sprinkle  grated coconut on top of each  idiyappam.
  5. Place the iddly stand in the steamer and steam cook for  about 8-10 mins.
  6. Serve with Potato Stew  or Egg curry


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11 Responses

  1. Madhavi says:

    Very nice recipe, looks yummmyy!!!

  2. Srivalli says:

    my fav…looks great!

  3. Cinnamon says:

    I guess, it takes lot to expertise to make these… Yours look so very perfect!! 🙂

  4. sushma says:

    Hey this is my fav. but i dont add coconut to it..

  5. sushma says:

    this one is my fav but i dont add coconut

  6. sukanya says:

    Hi…. Idiyappam is my fav….. Urs have come out prefect…. I love it….. I also do it in the same way except adding coconut during the steaming process…. Have to try ur version…..

  7. Daily Meals says:

    Never made this at home. Looks yummy…

  8. sagari says:

    heavenly combo prajusha

  9. Uma says:

    looks good. Yum!

  10. Divya Vikram says:

    This is my favorite..Missing my moms preparation

  11. remya.vikas says:

    nice and delicious dish…i really miss my home.

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