Sweet Idiyappam Recipe with jaggery and coconut milk

Sweet Idiyappam Recipe

We make sweet idiyappam with jaggery often as its mittus favorite, hubby is not fond of the sweet variety but he likes anything savory.So I usually make the basic idiyappam and make 2 varieties both sweet and savory.I love both but I have always been partial towards anything sweet as you all know :) I sometimes make idiyappam with sugar and coconut and sometimes with jaggery.As I always have jaggery syrup in stock its a breeze to make this sweet version.

I have already posted idiyappam with sugar but wanted to post this idiyappam with jaggery version.When I planned idiyappam for kids breakfast, I clicked this sweet version too.You can serve it either with plain milk or coconut milk.You know I am going crazy with this shell plate that these days I often use it for my clicks :)
Sweet Idiyappam Recipe

Sweet Idiyappam Recipe

Preparation Time:15 mins | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Serves:2
Recipe Category: Dessert | Recipe Cuisine: World

Raw Rice Flour / Idiyappam Flour - 1/2 cup
Jaggery - 1/3 cup
Water - as required
Coconut - 2 tbsp
Fried Gram Dal - 2 tbsp
Oil - just to grease
Ghee - 1 tsp
Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp

Method:

  1. I used store bought idiyappam flour.Boil water and add it to little by little to the rice flour till it gathers together.How to make sweet idiyappam - Step1
  2. Mix well with a laddle, once its hand bearable hot, gather it together to a smooth dough.Take your idiyappam press and grease it well with oil.
    How to make sweet idiyappam - Step2
  3. Pinch a ball from the dough and fill it in the idiyappam press.Grease the idiyappam steamer plate then press it in circular motion to fill the steamer plate.If you have more dough then repeat this in batches...Don't crowd the steamer plate.
    How to make sweet idiyappam - Step3
  4. In the idli steamer pour water and place the idiyappam steamer plate above it and steam it for 10-12mins.Turn over to remove the idiyappam, then spread it in a plate.
    How to make sweet idiyappam - Step4
  5. Once cooled down, crumble it so that the strings get separated,Set aside.In a mixer add fried gram dal and powder it coarsely.
    How to make sweet idiyappam - Step5
  6. Soak jaggery in warm water(till immersing level) , crush it well. Then heat it up until it is slightly thick (no string consistency needs to be checked).Strain and keep aside.(I made more than above mentioned quantity for storing purpose).
    How to make sweet idiyappam - Step6
  7. Heat the jaggery syrup for a while, when its slightly thick add coconut and fried gram dal powder and cardamom powder.
    How to make sweet idiyappam - Step6
  8. Mix well and cook for 2mins until its thick.Switch off and cool down for few mins.Now add the idiyappam to the jaggery mixture and mix well.Add ghee and mix well.It may look wet at this stage but after sometime it will become dry.
    How to make sweet idiyappam - Step7
Serve hot / warm.

Sweet Idiyappam Recipe

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Sweet Idiyappam Recipe

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