traditional appam made for vishu kani
Servings Prep Time
10people 20minutes
Servings Prep Time
10people 20minutes
  • Rice – 3cups
  • flour/maida – 3tablespoon
  • Cumin/Jeera – 1tsp
  • Sesame seeds/Ellu – 1tsp
  • Coconut cut into small pieces – 1tablespoon
  • Jaggery(boiled in 1 cup water and sieved to remove lumps) – 250gm
  • Baking soda – 1pinch
  • Salt(As reqd) –
  • Cocunut Oil/Ghee(As reqd) –
  1. Soak 3 cups of rice in water for about 5 hours, dry it and grind it well in a mixer.
  2. To the rice powder, add 3 tablespoon Maida ,1 tsp Jeera, Sharkara pani, 1 tsp Ellu, Coconut pieces, and a pinch of salt. This should be made as a batter and consistency should be similar to Idli batter.
  3. Allow that mixture to ferment for 5-6 hours .
  4. Add a pinch of Cooking soda to that mixture and stir it well.
  5. Heat a kadai and pour half coconut oil and half ghee for deep frying.
  6. Fry the appam in medium flame until it becomes golden brown and crispy on the edges.