Malabari style
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 6 people



  • Soak rice for 3 hrs. Clean and keep it aside.
  • Grind to a fine consistency the rice and cooked rice together in 3 glasses of water.
  • Melt the jaggery in 3 glasses of water and allow it to cool.
  • Strain it over a thin cloth.
  • When cool, pour it into the rice mixture.
  • Add salt, baking powder and few chopped coconut pieces and mix well.
  • Divide this mixture into 4 equal parts.
  • Heat a nonstick vessel on a low flame.
  • Add 1 part of the mixture and stir continuously.
  • Heat until lukewarm.
  • Stir well and keep it aside.
  • Heat 2 tbsp of coconut oil in a pressure cooker.
  • SautT some chopped coconut pieces and onions till golden brown.
  • Pour the lukewarm rice mixture into the cooker.
  • Close cooker and remove the weight.
  • Cook for 2 mins on a high flame.
  • Next lower the flame and cook for 15 mins on a very low flame.
  • Remove from fire and open the lid after 5 mins.
  • Remove the appam from cooker when cool.
  • Repeat this procedure with the remaining three parts of the mixture.
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Response (4)
  1. a
    ahmadrazeen March 17, 2009

    tasty recipe .i will try this as soon as possible

  2. R
    Roshni August 22, 2009

    Thank you for the great recipe. everybody liked it

  3. N
    Nisha Ashok August 21, 2008

    Thank u so much
    I tried and it came out very well, without much effort and tension.
    My small child also liked it very much.
    I remember my mother used to cook it when I was very young, in a traditional manner, putting the fire both on top and down of the vessel.

  4. M
    Malavika December 3, 2007

    Good Recipe……..

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