Idiyappam Upma

This idiyappam dish is made with green chilies, onion and ginger.

Idiyappam Upma

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Recipe by S Kamala Course: BreakfastCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy


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An idiyappam dish made with coconut, onion and green chillies


  • Idiyappam – 1 big bowl

  • Onion – 1

  • Green Chillies – 2

  • Fresh ginger – a small piece

  • Coconut gratings – 2 tablespoon

  • Curry leaves – few

  • Lemon juice – 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard – ½ teaspoon

  • Urad dhal – 1 teaspoon

  • Oil – 1 tablespoon


  • Chop onion, green chillies and ginger finely.
  • Gently take out the idiyappam strings and make it loose.
  • In a kadai put the oil and when it is hot add mustard.
  • When it pops up, add urad dhal and fry lightly.
  • Add chopped onion, green chillies, ginger and curry leaves.
  • Fry till the onion turn slightly brown.
  • Now add idiyappam strings and mix gently.
  • Add lemon juice and little salt.
  • Add finally coconut gratings and once again stir well.


  1. Nalini Vijayakumar

    Hi Kamala,
    “Idiyappam Upma” looks so good. Makes me hungry. I will try it one of these days.

  2. Looks yummy, Kamala. I’m gonna give it a try for dinner today. Thanks for the recipe.

  3. idiyappam upma is simple. im going to try this. thankx

  4. Skrishnaswamy

    Is nothing but sevai am I correct

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