Ottappam/ Rice flour pancake | How to make Ottappam/ Rice flour pancake

By Fathima Shamila  |  24th Feb 2017  |  
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About Ottappam/ Rice flour pancake Recipe

Ottappam is a soft pancake made with rice flour traditionally in a earthern pan.The surprising fact is you dont add any leavening agent or allow fermentation.When cooked at high heat in a earthern pan gives it the spongy texture.

Ottappam/ Rice flour pancake is delicious and authentic dish. Ottappam/ Rice flour pancake by Fathima Shamila is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Ottappam/ Rice flour pancake is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 30 minutes and it takes 30 minutes to cook it properly. Ottappam/ Rice flour pancake is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Ottappam/ Rice flour pancake. Ottappam/ Rice flour pancake is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Ottappam/ Rice flour pancake is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Ottappam/ Rice flour pancake at your home.

Ottappam/ Rice flour pancake

Ingredients to make Ottappam/ Rice flour pancake

  • Rice flour - 1 cup
  • egg - 1
  • water as needed
  • salt to taste

How to make Ottappam/ Rice flour pancake

  1. 1.Mix the rice flour with salt and enough water to wet the flour.
  2. 2.Grind it in to a  very smooth paste.Pour the batter into another vessel.
  3. 3.Then add egg into the blender and blend it.
  4. 4.Reserve the egg shell.Pour it to the rice flour batter
  5. 5.Alternatively  you can beat egg well with a whisk and add to the batter.
  6. 6.Add enough water to dilute the batter to right consistency.A smooth silky batter thinner than dosa batter similar to appam batter.
  7. 7.To season the earthern pan,crush the reserved egg shell and rub it  onto the pan.Let it rest   for a minute.Then wash the pan without adding any soap.
  8. 8.keep it on high flame and make sure the center of the pan receives the flame.Let the pan heat well   until you see fumes arising from the pan.
  9. 9.Wipe the pan with a dry paper.
  10. 10.8.Lower the heat to medium high and drop a small ladle full of batter and spread it into a cirlce.
  11. 11.9.Cover with  the lid and maintain the heat between medium-high and high flame.After 30 secs open the lid and you can see the holes in the ottappam which makes it soft. Remove it with the help of spatula.
  12. 12.10.Serve with any spicy curries.

My Tip:

The batter should be smooth when rubbed between hands.A smooth batter gives soft appams.

Reviews for Ottappam/ Rice flour pancake (2)

Mohammed Shareek4 months ago

Excellent KK dish

Preeti Gurung2 years ago

so good!

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