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Total Time:
12 hours 45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 3 cups - rice powder
  • 4 cups - milk
  • 3/4 - coconut grated
  • 1 tsp - yeast or a small glass of toddy
  • Sugar and salt as required

How to Make Paalappam

  • Add yeast or toddy to the rice powder and sufficient water. Let it ferment overnight.
  • In the morning, add milk, sugar, salt and mix thoroughly.
  • Heat a cast iron kadai or chatti, grease its surface evenly with a little oil if required.
  • Pour one small round ladle full of mixture into the kadai and rotate it manually using gloves, so that the mixture spreads evenly on the surface of the kadai.
  • Then cover it with a lid and cook till the edges of the appam turns light brown.
  • Remove the appam from the kadai.
  • Serve hot with stew or milk.