About Sri Lanka String Hoppers & Recipe

From the Sri Lankan Pride Page on Facebook

Appam or Appam hoppers are a type of food mainly in KeralaTamil Nadu and Sri Lankan cuisine.

  • String hopper (Noolputtu)
Or idiyappam (pronounced [iʈijapːam]), is made from rice noodles curled into flat spirals. It is served for breakfast with a thin fish orchicken curry, containing only one or two pieces of meat, a dhal (lentil) dish, and a spicy sambol or fresh chutney. String hoppers are made from steamed rice flour made into a dough with water and a little salt, and forced through a mould similar to those used for pasta to make the strings. They are cooked by steaming. These hoppers can be bought ready-made. The Indian and Sri Lankan population eats String Hoppers for breakfast or dinner. There are many variations to this, depending on the type of flour used etc. This simple dish can be adapted into other foods such as String Hopper Biriyani, by adding scrambled eggs or vegetables.
See Recipe from infolanka.com
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