Saturday, October 7, 2017

Idiyaapam and Tengai Flavoured Paal - String Hoppers with Coconut flavoured Milk

IDIYAAPAM AND TENGAI FLAVOURED PAAL
Deepavali is not only a festival of lights but also a festival of sweets! This is the time when even the dieters set aside their routine and indulge in the numerous sweets loaded with sugar, flour and ghee! Savouring a simple breakfast consisting of steamed dishes before binging on the festive sweets and  savoury snacks helps to keep the digestive system less taxed and in good condition. Idiyaapam is an easily digestible steamed dish and here is an easy method to make the festive breakfast dish for Deepavali. 
INGREDIENTS
Rice flour (store bought rice flour) - 1 tall glass
Salt - 1 pinch
Sesame oil - 1 tbsp
METHOD
1. Boil 1 1/2 tall glasses of water adding salt and sesame oil.
2. When the water starts to boil decrease flame, add the rice flour stirring all the time to avoid lumps. 
3. Keep stirring till the dough comes together in a mass.
4. Switch off flame and cover it with a lid.
5. When it cools down to a comfortable temperature knead the dough thoroughly.
6. Shape a handful of dough into cylindrical roll. Make more rolls using up the entire dough.
7. Press the dough roll using a chakli press on to the greased idly plates making a circular movement of the hand.
8. When the pressed Idiyaapams are ready steam them for 15 minutes in a pressure cooker.
INGREDIENTS TO MAKE THE TENGAI FLAVOURED PAAL
 Milk - 2 tall glasses
 Fresh coconut gratings - 1 cup
 Powdered jaggery - 4 tbsps
 Rice flour - 1 tsp
 Cardamoms (Peeled) - 4
METHOD
1. Grind fresh coconut gratings, jaggery powder, cardamom and rice flour into a smooth paste adding little water if necessary.
2. Boil milk and blend the coconut paste into it.
3. Keep stirring and cook till the jaggery blends well with milk and switch off flame.


Enjoy the Idiyaapam and Tengai Flavoured Paal for breakfast on the festive occasion of Deepavali.

MORE STEAMED BREAKFAST DISHES FOR DEEPAVALI 
 




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WISH YOU A HAPPY AND HEALTHY DEEPAVALI !

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