Appam | How to make Appam

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BySanjula Thangkhiew
Created on 7th Jul 2015
  • Appam, How to make Appam

About Appam

These lacy soft hoppers are popularly served for breakfast in Kerela .

Appam is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Appam by Sanjula Thangkhiew is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Appam is a dish which comes from Kerala cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Appam takes few minute for the preparation and 40 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Appam make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Appam will be the best option for you. The flavor of Appam is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Appam at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time40mins
  • Serves4People

Video for key ingredients

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Ingredients to make Appam

  • 2 cups Rice washed
  • 1 cup Parboiled/ boiled/ idli rice
  • 1/2 cup Poha/aval (parched rice) or cooked rice
  • 1 cup Coconut (grated)
  • 1/2 tsp Dry active yeast
  • 2 tbs Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • Oil as required

How to make Appam

  1. Soak rice and parboiled rice in water for 4-5 hours.
  2. Drain and grind together with grated coconut, cooked rice or poha/aval, dry active yeast,sugar and salt.
  3. Add some water and grind all ingredients for a smooth batter.
  4. Pour the batter in a large bowl and keep aside for fermenting for 8-12 hours.
  5. The next day the batter will increase in volume and rise.
  6. Heat oil in a kadai or an appam pan.
  7. Spread a spoonful of the batter. Cover the pan and let it cook till the base becomes light golden
  8. Serve the appams hot or warm with vegetable stew or sweetened coconut milk.

Reviews for Appam (14)

Sandhya Desai Naika month ago

Silvia C.2 months ago
Silvia C.
2 months ago
I hv soaked the rice to prepare appams for tomortow. Referred to your recipe. Thanks for sharing Sanjula.:open_hands:

Ruchi L7 months ago
Hi! Any replacement for dry active yeast??

Shabana S7 months ago
Parboiled rice means which one ? The short grained white idli rice or the slight yellowing rice ? Bit :confused:. Thanx for sharing the recipe .:thumbsup:
Silvia C.
2 months ago
Appams can be prepared only with raw rice.

Arti Kumari10 months ago

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Deviyani Srivastavaa year ago
So good!

Anjali Kumara year ago

junnie Venkatesan2 years ago

Tensy Bedi2 years ago
Looks good. Will definitely try it ASAP

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