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Chola Idiyappam Recipe – Sorghum String Hoppers

  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 20-25 idiyappam 1x


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.


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


  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!
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Category: Idiyappam / Mains
  • Cuisine: South Indian