Kallappam | How to make Kallappam

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ByLinu Freddy
Created on 26th Aug 2015
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  • By Linu Freddy
    Created on 26th Aug 2015

About Kallappam

Kallappam is another breakfast delicacy of the Syrian Christians. This dish is named so becoz it is made with kallu (toddy). Since I don’t have access to toddy here in Chennai, I made the same with yeast and the outcome was exactly the same! I have always found the process of making this appam quite tedious and when I saw a recipe with clear cut instructions, decided to give this one a try. The recipe is from a book I recently bought, Syrian Christian Favourites by Thressi John Kottukappally.

Kallappam, a marvellous creation to spice up your day. Kallappam is one dish that no matter how much the stomach might be full, you just can't stop yourself from having a bite. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma absolutely is just mouth-watering. The aroma which arises while cookingKallappam is just too tempting. This amazing recipe is provided by Linu Freddy. Be it kids or adults, no one can get away from this delicious dish. How to make Kallappam is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, the answer to this question is the simple yet exotic recipe by of Kallappamby Linu Freddy. This recipe can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in this recipe just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Kallappam is just the appropriate recipe to serve as many as 20. The cooking time for this delicacy is not much. So, the next time you have a get together or a night party at home, don't forget to check and try out this recipe. It's that one delicacy that everyone's definitely going to love it!

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time15mins
  • Serves20People

Ingredients to make Kallappam

  • 500gm finely powdered rice flour
  • 20gm rice flour for making the “kappi ”
  • 250ml water for making the “kappi ”
  • 1/4 teaspoon yeast
  • 2 tablespoon lukewarm water
  • 300gm grated coconut
  • 100gm sugar
  • 450ml water

How to make Kallappam

  1. Combine 20gm rice flour with 250ml water and cook to a semi-thick consistency. Set aside this “kappi” to cool.
  2. Soak the yeast in lukewarm water. Keep aside till it bubbles up.
  3. Grind the grated coconut to a paste and mix it with the rest of the rice flour. Add in the cooled kappi, yeast, sugar and salt and the remaining water and mix.
  4. Heat the tawa and smear some oil on it. Pour a ladle full of the batter and cook till golden brown on both sides. Serve hot with chicken or mutton stew.

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