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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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