A traditional and delicious South Indian dish prepared with rice flour, and served with coconut milk.
Chef Ranveer Brar's Idiappam recipe

- Indian


- 1

Cooking Time

-5-10 Min


- Easy

Preparation Time

- 10-15 Min


  • 1/2 cup rice
  • Hot water
  • oil
  • 2 tsp coconut
  • 1 tsp powdered sugar
  • 3 tsp coconut milk


  1. 1

    Soak rice and dry them.
  2. 2

    Blend the rice in a mixer grinder until the rice is ground to a fine powder.
  3. 3

    Transfer the blended rice into a mixing bowl.
  4. 4

    Then add hot water and knead the rice flour until it forms a dough.
  5. 5

    Cover the dough with a muslin cloth and allow it to rest for 10 t0 15 minutes.
  6. 6

    Grease the idli mould with oil.
  7. 7

    Then add a portion of the dough into the chakli maker.
  8. 8

    Squeeze out the dough slowly through a chakli maker.
  9. 9

    Place the idli tray into the steamer and steam the Idiappam for 5 minutes.
  10. 10

    For the plating: Place the prepared Idiappam on peppal leaves.
  11. 11

    Garnish the Idiappam with grated coconut powdered sugar and coconut milk.

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>Ranveer's fascination with food began on the streets of Lucknow. One of India's youngest executive chefs when he headed the kitchen at The Claridges, New Delhi, he has also spearheading Taj Group properties like Goa-based restaurants Morisco, Il Camino and Fishtail. This globe-trotting award-winning chef paints in his free time.

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