Unniyappam – Kuzhiyappam


Unniyappam - Kuzhiyappam

Unniyappam using rice flour and banana
Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 10 people



  • Grind the grated coconut into fine paste and keep aside.
  • Melt jaggery in 1/4cup of hot water and keep aside.
  • In a blender add banana and make a fine paste.
  • Fry the coconut pieces in 2 tsp of ghee till it become light brown in colour.
  • Add sesame and fry till it splutters and keep these also aside.
  • In a vessel add rice flour, maida, sugar, salt, cooking soda, coconut paste, jaggery, fried coconut, sesame, cardamom powder, banana paste and mix well.
  • Add water or milk and mix well. :- The batter should be like idly batter. :- If u want u can grind this mix in a mixer and make a fine paste before adding fried coconut and seasame seeds. :- If u feel the batter is thick u can add water or milk to make the right consistency. :- Sweetness is also depends up on u. You can reduce or increase the sugar or jaggery according to ur taste.
  • Keep this batter for minimum 2 to 3 hours in a tight container .
  • After 3 hours take a kuzhiyappam pan. :- This is a non stick pan, so you can easily make unniyappam without the fear of sticking. :- Pour oil( Coconut oil is more good to get the authentic taste) in each rounds and heat the pan.
  • When hot simmer the flame and pour 1 tablespoon of batter into each rounds.
  • Slightly increase the fire and allow the appams to cook.
  • After 2 minutes turn the appam to upside down and cook that side also.
  • When both sides become brown colour, remove the appam from the oil.
  • Repeat the same process to make the rest of the appams.
  • Note:- Pour oil in the rounds whenever needed. Appam should be cooked inside also ..Check this by inserting a fork or small stump .Don`t burn the appam by cooking in high flame.
  • :Tasty unniyappams are ready!! Enjoy making and eating ..
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Response (1)
  1. j
    joshi May 23, 2009

    Tried this recipe..Unniyappam was so yummy..Thanks for sharing

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