Wash and soak rice for few hours.
Leave the soaked rice to drain.
When it`s completely dry, grind the rice and make it into thin powder.
Add salt to it and mix well.
Pour hot water little by little and knead it to make a smooth dough.
Put a small quantity of dough to the " Idiappam Maker" and press it.
Collect it on a greased plate.
Keep it inside a pressure cooker topped by grated coconut and steam it.