Unni-Appam | How to make Unni-Appam

By Jaya Rajesh  |  8th Jul 2016  |  
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About Unni-Appam Recipe

This again happens to be my grand mom's recipe, easy and crunchy fried rice cake popularly known as unni-appam in kerala. Though these are easily available in shops i still prefer to make my own unni appams.

Unni-Appam, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Unni-Appam by Jaya Rajesh will definitely help you in its preparation. The Unni-Appam can be prepared within 300 minutes. The time taken for cooking Unni-Appam is 10 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 10 people. The recipe details out how to make Unni-Appam step by step. The detailed explanation makes Unni-Appam so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Unni-Appam can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Unni-Appam from BetterButter.


Ingredients to make Unni-Appam

  • 200 gm raw rice
  • 1 cup +2 tbsp jaggery grated
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Few coconut bits
  • coconut oil as required for frying
  • Unni-appam pan/appe pan

How to make Unni-Appam

  1. Wash and soak rice for 3 hours. By the time rice is being soaked prepare syrup of grated jaggery and water by continuously stirring it till it thickens. Cool and strain this syrup and keep it aside.
  2. After 3 hours drain the rice and grind with the prepared jaggery syrup into a very fine paste.
  3. To the paste add in all purpose flour and cardamom powder.
  4. Fry the coconut bits in very little coconut oil till light golden brown and add it too.
  5. Mix this well and keep it aside for 2 hours.
  6. After 2 hours heat oil in unni-appam pan/appe pan and spoon this mixture in each cavity.
  7. Cook till golden brown from both sides. Serve when it's still warm.

Reviews for Unni-Appam (1)

Anju Bhagnari2 years ago

Jaya, my mouth is watering for its taste. Our South Indian neighbor used to send us these and I'm craaazzyy for them. Two questions, Can we deep fry ? Aso, how long to cook the jaggery syrup, approximate time ? Thnx.

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