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Vella Idiyappam Recipe

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On :
Friday, 1 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Simmer Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
30 minutes
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 4 cups - Idiyappam (broken)
  • 1/2 cup - grated Coconut
  • 3/4 cup - Jaggery (or to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp - Cardamom powder
  • 1/2 tbsp - Channa dal (half cooked)
  • 1 tbsp - chopped Almond and cashews
  • 1/2 tbsp - Ghee
  • How to Make Vella Idiyappam:

    1. For Idiyappam:
    2. You will need rice flour, a pinch of salt, hot water and idiyappam press.
    3. Make a soft dough with the rice flour and water.
    4. Grease the idiyappam press with oil.
    5. Stuff with the dough and gently press onto idly plates and steam.
    6. In a pan, add ghee and roast chopped nuts.
    7. Then add coconut and cardamom powder. Immediately switch off the stove and mix the contents well. Keep the pan aside.
    8. Combine 3/4 cup of jaggery and 1/2 cup of water, bring to boil.
    9. Once the jaggery is dissolved completely, filter and again bring to boil.
    10. Now add channa dal and boil till you get a thick syrup. Keep aside.
    11. Now combine the jaggery syrup, coconut and nut mixture, and broken idiyappam together. Mix well.
    12. Serve for breakfast or dinner.
    13. Recipe courtesy: Nithu's Kitchen


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