Noodle Nest (String Hoppers)

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Total Time:
7 hours
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 cup ordinary Rice
  • 1 cup parboiled Rice
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste
  • water - as per need

How to Make Noodle Nest (String Hoppers)

  • Wash and soak rice together overnight. Grind together to a fine paste. Keep aside for 5-6 hours.
  • Put into idli moulds and steam till cooked. Use skewer test.
  • Grease a sev press. Place warm idli in it and press.
  • Press out sev in a 4-inch circle. See that the ends overlap.
  • Allow to cool a bit. Use greased palms and lift.
  • Place in a double-walled colander or steamer to keep warm. Serve hot with ghee and chutney, garnished with coconut and coriander.