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Sweet Idiyappam (String Hoppers)

We used to make different varieties of  Idiyappam. Already I have posted tomato idiyappam and curd idiyappam. Sweet idiyappam is one of those kind. We can make either with sugar or with jaggery. This time I have made with sugar. This is very simple and tasty recipe. All the sweet lovers will like this for sure. Here is the recipe..

Preparation time: 10 minutes
No of Servings: 1 to 2

How to make Idiyappam?

Ingredients for Idiyappam:

  • Rice flour – 2 cups
  • Salt – 1/4 tsp

Method of Preparation of Idiyappam:

  1. Take the rice flour and add the salt. Heat the water. When the water starts boiling add it to the rice flour and mix it with a laddle.
  2. The dough should be smooth. Fill it in an idiyappam presser and press it in idli steamer.
  3. Steam it for 10 minutes.
  4. You can either serve it with korma or you can make different varieties of idiyappam.

How to make Sweet Idiyappam(String Hoppers)?


  • Idiyappam – 2 cups
  • Sugar – 4 to 5 tbsp (according to sugar level)
  • Cardamom powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Broken cashews – 1 tbsp
  • Grated coconut – 2 tbsp
  • Ghee – 1 tbsp

Method of Preparation:

  1. Heat ghee in a small pan, add the cardamom powder and fry the cashews till they turn into golden brown.
  2. Thaw the coconut slightly in ghee.
  3. Add the cashews and coconut to the idiyappam.
  4. Sweet idiyappam is ready.


  1. first time seeing sweet idiappom.

  2. You have a lovely blog and a wonderful recipe

  3. Very tempting…awesome.

  4. Love the sweet Sevai.

  5. My hubby’s all time favorite,I make it atleast once a week,looks superb!

  6. My kids love this .Looks yummy!

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  8. though i dont make this often,i like this very much,when served with sugar and coconut

  9. I like rice dishes…this one looks very tempting and delicious.

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  12. Soooo tempting and delicious sweet idiyappams, am an addict to them..

  13. My fav anytime..looks soft and perfect

  14. looks soft.. havent tried sweet version yet..

  15. this looks super wow ! nice

  16. Looks so yummy..

  17. sweet idiyappam looks delicious.

  18. what a beautiful presentation!

  19. i dont make idiappam at home because i don have the utensils for it, but now after seeing this is so badly craving some

  20. Nice version of my fav breakfast..

  21. I have never tasted sweet idiyappams before..It sure looks heavenly..Yum Yum!!

  22. nice recipe..looks so yummy!!

  23. my altime favourite is this sweet idiyappam..looks yum.

  24. Sweet twist,sounds great and tempting presentation too..

  25. wow, looks yummy

  26. Thank you every one for the nice comments..