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Chola Maavu Idiyappam Recipe – Sorghum String Hoppers

by | Aug 14, 2017 | 2 comments

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Easy Recipe for chola maavu idiyappam, sorghum flour string hoppers recipe. Easy and healthy recipe to make idiyappam with chola maavu. With step by step pictures.

Idiyappam is an all time favorite recipe at home. Serve it with sweet coconut milk and stew and it makes for a fantastic breakfast or dinner. You can also serve with Chicken Stew.

Here is how to make Chola Idiyappam Recipe – Sorghum String Hoppers.
The dough
Bring a bowl of water to a roaring bowl. Set aside. Take a bowl and add in the chola maavu – sorghum flour and salt. I have used two cups of sorghum flour today. I begin by adding 1 cup of really hot water. Start mixing with a spoon. Once all the water is absorbed, Set aside for a minute.
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Start kneading by hand. If the mixture is very hot use the back of a spoon to mix. Add more water while kneading if necessary. Knead to a smooth pliable dough.
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Pressing idiyappam onto plates
Get the Idiyappam Press ready.
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Here is the link to buy idiyappam press.

Prepare small oblong balls and load it in the idiyappam press.
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Brush the idli plates with oil so the idiyappam doesnt stick. Press the idiyappam strings onto idli plates.
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Steaming Idiyappam
Once the dough is pressed, transfer the plates to a steamer and steam the idiyappam for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes of steaming, rest the idli plates for 5 minutes before removing the idiyappam.
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Serve it with sweet coconut milk and stew and it makes for a fantastic breakfast or dinner.
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Chola Idiyappam Recipe – Sorghum String Hoppers

Easy Recipe for chola maavu idiyappam, sorghum flour string hoppers recipe. Easy and healthy recipe to make idiyappam with chola maavu. With step by step pictures.

  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 20-25 idiyappam 1x

Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 cups chola maavu – sorghum flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 11.5 cups water
  • little oil for brushing the idli plates.

Instructions

  1. Mix in the flour, salt and hot water. Knead to a pliable dough.
  2. Prepare small oblong balls and load it in the idiyappam press. Press the idiyappam strings onto idli plates.
  3. Once the dough is pressed, transfer the plates to a steamer and steam the idiyappam for 10 minutes.
  4. After 10 minutes of steaming, rest the idli plates for 5 minutes before removing the idiyappam.
  5. Serve hot!
  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Category: Idiyappam / Mains
  • Cuisine: South Indian

 

2 Comments

  1. Mamtaa Pramoad

    Looks good and will surely try. Does it become rubbery when it becomes cold?






    Reply
    • Suguna Vinodh

      Millet idiyappam taste and texture is better when served hot. It does become a little hard on cooling.

      Reply

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