Nei Appam | How to make Nei Appam

By Anuradha Balasubramanian  |  22nd Mar 2017  |  
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About Nei Appam Recipe

This is one of most favourite dish that I learnt from a dear friend almost 18 years back.

Nei Appam is delicious and authentic dish. Nei Appam by Anuradha Balasubramanian is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Nei Appam is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 180 minutes and it takes 30 minutes to cook it properly. Nei Appam 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 Nei Appam. Nei Appam is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Nei Appam 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 Nei Appam at your home.

Nei Appam

Ingredients to make Nei Appam

  • Basmati rice – 1 cup
  • Grated jaggery – 1 cup
  • Grated coconut – 1 cup
  • Ripe banana – 1
  • cardamom – 4-5
  • Oil and ghee – for frying

How to make Nei Appam

  1. Wash and soak rice for 2-3 hrs.
  2. Drain the rice completely and grind it along with jaggery, coconut, banana and cardamom to a smooth batter.
  3. No need to add any water while grinding.
  4. Heat the appam pan. Mix oil and melted ghee and keep it ready ( ideally its fried in ghee only).
  5. Add little oil and ghee mixture to all the moulds.
  6. When it becomes hot, reduce the flame and add the batter till its 3/4th filled.
  7. Cook till the underside turns golden brown.
  8. Gently turn the appam, add little more oil and ghee mixture and cook till the other side turns golden brown.
  9. Serve the appam warm:)

My Tip:

Cook the Appam in medium hot ghee or oil.

Reviews for Nei Appam (3)

Ramya Ramachandrana year ago


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Isha Prasad3 years ago

looks so good

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