Masala Idiyappam


Idiyappam (or known as String Hoppers) is a traditional dish from Tamil Cuisine. Typically served as breakfast dish with a gravy.
Masala Idiyappam

Plain Idiyappam – 5 to 6 (available readymade or use this recipe), crumbled
Sambar Onions (Shallots) – 10 to 12, finely chopped
Green Chillies – 3, slit lengthwise
Green Peas – 1/4 cup (optional)
Tomato – 1, finely chopped
Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder – 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder – a pinch
Gingelly Oil – 3 tsp
Mustard Seeds – 3/4 tsp
Urad Dal – 1 tsp
Bengal Gram Dal – 1 tsp
Curry Leaves – few
Salt as per taste

1. Heat oil in a pan.
2. Fry the mustard seeds, urad dal, bengal gram dal and curry leaves for 30 seconds.
3. Add the onions and green chillies.
4. Saute for a minute.
5. Add the red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and stir well.
6. Add salt and crumbled idiyappams.
7. Mix well.
8. Serve.

image via rani’s gourmet

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