Kalthappam
Malabari style
Servings Prep Time
6people 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
6people 30minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Soak rice for 3 hrs. Clean and keep it aside.
  2. Grind to a fine consistency the rice and cooked rice together in 3 glasses of water.
  3. Melt the jaggery in 3 glasses of water and allow it to cool.
  4. Strain it over a thin cloth.
  5. When cool, pour it into the rice mixture.
  6. Add salt, baking powder and few chopped coconut pieces and mix well.
  7. Divide this mixture into 4 equal parts.
  8. Heat a nonstick vessel on a low flame.
  9. Add 1 part of the mixture and stir continuously.
  10. Heat until lukewarm.
  11. Stir well and keep it aside.
  12. Heat 2 tbsp of coconut oil in a pressure cooker.
  13. SautT some chopped coconut pieces and onions till golden brown.
  14. Pour the lukewarm rice mixture into the cooker.
  15. Close cooker and remove the weight.
  16. Cook for 2 mins on a high flame.
  17. Next lower the flame and cook for 15 mins on a very low flame.
  18. Remove from fire and open the lid after 5 mins.
  19. Remove the appam from cooker when cool.
  20. Repeat this procedure with the remaining three parts of the mixture.