Kalathappam/Cooker Appam

by Adeela Shamnas
Kalathappam or Cooker Appam is a traditional styled Malabar specialty rice cake prepared in a pressure cooker. Kalathappam is a tasty variety dish, very filling and healthy. Kalathappam / Cooker Appam is a unique and special dish prepared from raw rice, cooked rice, jaggery and fried seasonings. In Malabar region, Kalathappam is a very popular snack enjoyed as evening snack or even as breakfast dish. You can explore a well detailed Kalathappam/Cooker Appam here that can be easily prepared at home.
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Kalathappam/Cooker Appam – pachakam.com
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Raw Rice(Pachari) - 1 cup
  • Cooked rice - 3/4 cup
  • Jaggery - 250 g
  • Shallots - 5 nos
  • Small jeera(cumin) - 1 tsp
  • Coconut flakes - 2 tbsp
  • Baking soda(A pinch) -
  • Cardamom - 2 nos
  • Salt(A pinch) -
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Water(As required) -
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Raw Rice(Pachari) - 1 cup
  • Cooked rice - 3/4 cup
  • Jaggery - 250 g
  • Shallots - 5 nos
  • Small jeera(cumin) - 1 tsp
  • Coconut flakes - 2 tbsp
  • Baking soda(A pinch) -
  • Cardamom - 2 nos
  • Salt(A pinch) -
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Water(As required) -
Votes: 9
Rating: 4.11
You:
Rate this recipe!
Instructions
  1. For preparing Kalathappam, soak rice for about 3-4 hours
    Kalathappam/Cooker Appam – pachakam.com
  2. Drain and add the rice in a blender along with cooked rice. Add 1 cup water and make a smooth paste out of it.
    Kalathappam/Cooker Appam – pachakam.com
  3. Transfer to a bowl.
    Kalathappam/Cooker Appam – pachakam.com
  4. Boil the jaggery by adding little water to make a syrup.
    Kalathappam/Cooker Appam – pachakam.com
  5. Pour the melted jaggery into the batter and mix well.
    Kalathappam/Cooker Appam – pachakam.com
  6. Add salt, baking powder, cardamom, cumin and mix well.
    Kalathappam/Cooker Appam – pachakam.com
  7. Heat oil in a pressure cooker, saute coconut flakes and chopped shallots in it.
    Kalathappam/Cooker Appam – pachakam.com
  8. Pour the rice jaggery mixture. Do not stir. Close the cooker. Do not place the weight. Cook in low flame for about 20-25 minutes or until done.
    Kalathappam/Cooker Appam – pachakam.com
  9. Kalathappam/Cooker Appam is ready to serve.
    Kalathappam/Cooker Appam – pachakam.com
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