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preethi Baliga
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Prep Time
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Cook Time
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This is a very popular breakfast recipe of kerala, served with stew

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Tiffin Recipes
  • Kerala
  • Pan fry
  • Roasting
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. 2 cups raw rice/sona masoori/ dosa rice
  2. 2 cups cooked rice
  3. 2 cups freshly grated coconut
  4. 2 tsp dry active yeast
  5. 2 tsp sugar
  6. 1/4 cup warm water
  7. 2 tsp Salt


  1. Soak rice for 3-4 hours.
  2. Now drain all the water from the rice and grind it to a smooth paste along with cooked rice and grated coconut. Use 2-3 cups of water while grinding.
  3. Take 1/4 cup of warm water. Add sugar and yeast, mix it well, let it stand for 10-15 minutes till it becomes bubbly and frothy.
  4. Now mix it with the rice batter and let it stand at least 4-5 hours depending on the temperature.
  5. After 4-5 hours the batter should rise and increase in volume. So always take a bigger pot .
  6. Now for making appam, heat appam chatty or non stick appam pan with handles. Spread a ladel full of the batter and swirl around, cover it with a lid and check in between whether its crisp and golden brown around the edges. Repeat this with the remaining batter, serve hot with vegetable stew or any non veg gravy.

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Bhavya Boppanda
Bhavya Boppanda   May-21-2020

When to add salt? After fermentation or before?

kosha pandey
kosha pandey   Sep-15-2016

thank u.

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