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Ragi idiyappam
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Ragi Idiyappam recipe

Soft spongy string hoppers using healthy Ragi flour
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dinner
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: healthy recipes, millet recipes, South Indian breakfast recipes
Servings: 2
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • 1 cup Store-bought Ragi flour
  • Hot water as needed
  • Salt 2 pinches
  • ½ tsp oil


  • In a pan add the ragi flour and dry roast it.
  • Do not change the color.
  • Roast till the steam starts coming out and the flour is hot.
  • Switch off the flame and transfer the flour to a bowl.
  • Add a little salt.
  • In a saucepan add water.
  • Boil the water until you see tiny bubbles.
  • Add water little by little and mix well using a spoon or spatula.
  • Once it comes to a whole mass, cover and keep it for 5 minutes.
  • Grease your hands with little oil and knead the dough well when the mixture is warm.
  • Heat the idli steamer with water.
  • Put the dough into the idiyappam press and squeeze it over the greased idli plates.
  • Cover and steam it for 3-4 minutes in medium flame.
  • Take out and cool for a minute.
  • Gently invert this over a plate.
  • Soft Ragi idiyappams are ready.
  • You can sprinkle grated coconut and sugar and enjoy the idiyappam.



1.Always cover the dough with a damp cloth, so that it won’t get dried up. 
2.Ragi Idiyappam can be served with veg kurma or you can serve with coconut milk and sugar too.