Ragi Idiyappam

Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooks in : 10 minutes  Serves: 2 people

Idiyappam is a famous Tamilnadu dish which can be had as breakfast, lunch or dinner! Generally, the cooked rice flour is made in to noodles and steamed. It can be served with kuruma, ishtu or sweetened coconut milk. I have used Ragi flour and Autolysis helps to get soft noodles . I served the idiyappam with ishtu, made of potatoes and sprouted fenugreek/methi seeds. Check OPOS section for the recipe.

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Kanchipuram Idlis

Cooks in : 45 min Serves: 4 people

Kanchipuram is an ancient city of Tamil Nadu, which is famous for its beautiful silk sarees, grand temples as well as a special kind of idli which are steamed in long banana leaves called ‘kudalai’. I tried this with Kodo Millet and Little Millet. Both came out beautifully and the result is before your eyes!

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Aappam

Cooks in : 20 min Serves: 4 people

Aappam is a Kerala special made with grated coconut and cooked on one side by closing the pan. Generally raw rice and cooked rice are used. I have replaced raw rice with millet and cooked rice with poha/rice flakes. I didnot find any difference in texture or taste when compared with the traditional one.

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