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Appam(അപ്പം, அப்பம்,अप्पम)


Appam (അപ്പം, அப்பம்,  अप्पम) Appam, is a typical Kerala breakfast. Appam – the Queen of Kerala is a fermented flat  crepe  made out of Rice and Coconut. In Tamil, it is known as “Aappam“. It is eaten mostly for breakfast or dinner.

Regional Dish : Kerala; Tamilnadu;

Cusian Style : Kerala | Cooking Time 20 minutes | Take with kadala curry, sweet coconut cream | Type Breakfast | Shelf Life : 4 hours| Quantity:  5 Servings.

Appx. Nutrition values : calculated for 1 serving (2 nos appam and a cup of curry )

Calories (408 Kcal) , Carbohydrates ( 90 g), Protein  (7.6 g),  Fat  (5 g ) .

Ingredients :

  • Raw Rice    2 Cups
  • Cooked Rice   ½ Cup
  • Coconut Milk    1Cup
  • Warm milk  4 tbsps
  • Yeast 1tsp
  • Sugar 1tbsp
  • Oil for shallow frying
  • Salt to taste

Method :

  1. Soak the rice for 4 hrs.
  2. Grind together raw rice, cooked rice, coconut coconut milk to a smooth batter of dosa consistency.
  3. In the mean time mix the yeast, 1 tbsp sugar in the warm milk & keep aside after 15 mins. The yeast will rise.
  4. Mix the yeast mixture to the batter and allow the batter to rise ( ferment).
  5. Before making appams, add salt as desired & sugar (if required) and stir well.
  6. Heat non-stick appachatti/ or any non stick pan with lid,Pour one big spoon of the batter, rotate the pan and close with lid.
  7. When the steam starts coming out, open the lid and take out the appam.
  8. Served with any  veg korma, non veg korma , dal , chole , egg korma or as a sweet with sweetened coconut cream.

Other variants / Cuisine Style : 1. Appam (with rice Flakes, curd),

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