Buttermilk Idiyappam

Rice Idiyappam:

Idiyappam flavored with Buttermilk and seasoned aromatically is specially served in Chettinad marriages and functions, combination Kosumalli, Sambar or vathakkuzhambu, this is a very famous combination in Nagarathar favorites. They feel proud to serve this in all gatherings. I used to enjoy Idiyappam with Sambar my hubby’s favorite too. Buttermilk Idiyappam is wonderfully flavored and not sticky or visibly noticed that buttermilk is added to give such a  fantastic creamy flavor.

This flour can be used to make Patties to serve as different Dish for children to have with fun.

How to mix and make plain Idiyappam recipe link: http://wp.me/p1o34t-Hj

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Buttermilk Idiyappam
Buttermilk Idiyappam


Idiyappam-2 cups

Buttermilk-1/2 cup

Water 1/2 cup

Salt-1/4 tsp

To Temper:

Oil-1 tbsp

Red chili-2 nos

Urad dal-1 tsp

Curry leaves-1 twig

Method for buttermilk flavored Idiyappam:

1.In a wide bowl transfer cooked idiyappam spread it to get the normal temperature.

2. In a cup mix Buttermilk 1/2 cup, Water 1/2 cup and Salt mix all together sprinkle on to the idiyappam and mix gently.

3. Heat pan with Oil season it with the above ingredients add curry leaves and butter milk mixed Idiyappam in low flame stir gently and carefully such that it mixes with all to give nice aroma and taste.

Buttermilk Idiyappam
Buttermilk Idiyappam


Note: 1. You can add directly mixed buttermilk, water and salt to the tempered ingredients, add Idiyappam and mix gently together.

2. Chopped Onion and Green chilies can be added according to your preference.

Masala Idiyappam

Masala Idiyappam:

Idiyappam is made out of rice flour is known as Rice sevai in other part of Tamilnadu.It is famous traditional food served as breakfast in Marriages and gatherings. Masala Idiyappam will be aromatic and palatable food with mild flavoured spices.No need of any side dish,this can be matched with cucumber raitha.Apart from everyone’s regular daily food, Iddiyappam is a preferred food for infants, and people who are recovering from illnesses liked by all with different flavouring.This is a healthy nutritional food if consumed in correct quantity.

Masala Idiyappam
Masala Idiyappam


Method to prepare Idiyappam:

Boil water in a vessel when it bubbles add this gradually to the rice flour.

In a vessel , keep the flour mixed with salt.Add this water little by little to the flour and mix well with a ladle..Do not pour all the water,you may get some excess water remaining.I used 1.5 cups of water for 1 cup of rice flour. It may vary .

The quantity of flour will increases gradually,while mixing. When the dough becomes warm start kneading with your hands and you will be able to roll a non-sticky and soft yet firm dough.

Now take the idiyappam press and fill the dough .Squeeze it on to the idli plate.

Place it on boiling water in Idly pot and cook for 3 miutes.

Sweet Idiyappam:

Transfer to a wide bowl  serve with milk grated Coconut,ghee and Sugar for sweet.

Masala Idiyappam:


Idiyappam-2 bowls for serving 2 person.

Tomato-1 chopped

Onion-1 chopped

Green chilli-2 chopped

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp or 2 pinch

Garam masala powder-1/2 tsp

Masala powder-1 tsp

Salt 1/4 tsp

Curry leaves-1 twig

Coriander leaves-2 tsp chopped



Heat pan with 1 tbsp of oil temper with Mustard seeds and Urad dal when it splutters add curry leaves chopped Onion and Tomato saute well until it gets smashed.

Add Salt Turmeric powder and Garam masala powder sprinkle some water and cook for a while.

Add Idiyappam in it and stir gently, in low flame for 2 minutes.

Sprinkle chopped Coriander and serve with Onion or Cucumber Raitha.