Unni Appam

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Total Time:
4-5 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 - bananas, ripe
  • 1.5 cups - rice flour
  • 1/2 cup - plain flour
  • 1/2 cup - jaggery
  • 1 cup - grated or scraped coconut
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp - ghee

How to Make Unni Appam

  • Heat ghee in heavy pan. Add coconut and fry till aroma exudes. Keep aside.
  • Boil jaggery in one cup water, till fully dissolved. Keep aside.
  • Dry roast rice flour and plain flour together on low flame till light aroma exudes.
  • Take off fire.
  • Add jaggery mixture and mix to a smooth paste.
  • Allow to cool, then add banana ground to a paste.
  • Keep aside for 4-5 hours.
  • Add oil to 1/3 of each hollow of an appam kuzhi (vessel to make appam).
  • Heat and add a blob of batter to fill hollow.
  • Cook on low flame, till bottom is golden and cooked.
  • Flip with the help of a sharp skewer or small spatula.
  • Fry till golden brown on all sides.
  • Serve hot and soft with cardamom powder sprinkled on top of each.