Veg Appe | How to make Veg Appe

By Sujata Hande-Parab  |  14th Jan 2018  |  
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About Veg Appe Recipe

Appe or Kuzhi paniyarum(Tamil) or Paddu(Kannada) is an Indian dish made by steaming batter using a mould. Idli or dosa batter is used for making appe. It can be prepared instantly using baking soda or fruit salt and in sweet and savory versions.

Veg Appe is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in Maharashtra. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Veg Appe is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Veg Appe at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only 15 minute for the preparation and 10 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Veg Appe by Sujata Hande-Parab in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Veg Appe at your home without any difficulties. Veg Appe is one of the representative dishes of Maharashtra which you can serve in any special occasions.

Veg Appe

Ingredients to make Veg Appe

  • Idli batter – 1 cup
  • onion – ½ finely chopped.
  • Green chilli – 1 finely chopped or sliced.
  • Grated ginger – ½ tsp
  • coriander leaves – 1 tbsp. finely chopped
  • Grated or finely shredded carrots – ¼ cup
  • Parboiled peas – ¼ cup
  • salt to taste
  • oil – 2-3 tbsp for greasing appe mould.
  • For serving –tomato chutney

How to make Veg Appe

  1. In a deep large bowl mix together idli batter, onion, green chillies, grated ginger, coriander leaves, grated carrot, parboiled peas, salt. Do not over mix.
  2. In a appe pan drizzle some oil. Spread all over with silicone brush or spatula.
  3. Pour a tbsp. batter in each mould.
  4. Cover and cook it for 1 minute. Remove lid and turn appe upside down using wooden fork or toothpick.
  5. Cook them from other side as well.
  6. Repeat the process with remaining batter.
  7. Serve with spicy tomato chutney.

My Tip:

Cover the lid and cook it for even cooking. Don’t overmix batter.

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