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Appams Recipe

Appams is a popular Indian Breakfast
Author :
On :
Thursday, 19 May, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Breakfast Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 2 cups - plain rice(not long grain)
  • 2 cups - parboiled Rice
  • 3 tbsp- Urad Dal
  • 1 tsp- Fenugreek seeds
  • 1/2 tsp- soda bicarb
  • 1 coconut, grated
  • How to Make Appams:

    1. Wash and soak rices, dal, seeds together for 6-7 hours.
    2. Grind to a smooth batter, add salt and keep overnight.
    3. Keep batter thick as coconut milk will be added.
    4. Grind or scrape coconut, soak in 2 cups warm water for 15 minutes.
    5. Blend in a mixie, strain and extract thick milk.
    6. Mix soda and coconut milk into batter.
    7. Apply a little oil on a non-stick or heavy griddle.
    8. Pour a ladleful of batter on hot griddle.
    9. Hold handle and rotate and tilt griddle quickly such that its full base is covered with batter.
    10. Do not spread with spoon. A thin dosa-like pancake must be the result.
    11. Stack or eat immediately with chutney, curd, gravy vegetables or pickles.


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