Sunday, August 27, 2006

Vella Appam (Sweet Appam)

Appakarai
Appam is made up of rice flour and jaggery
Appam
Vella Appam 
My favorite sweet and make very often at home. For Gokulashtami we prepare Vella Cheedai,,Appam, , Uppu Cheedai, Murukku, and Vella Aval.






  • Raw Rice -…........... 1 cup
  • Jaggery -…… ..........1 cup
  • Coconut(Grated).....1/2 cup
  • Ripe Plantain ......... 1
  • Cardamom ............ 6
  • Salt ........................ a pinch
  • Oil for frying

Method

  • Soak the rice for two hours and grind to the consistency of dosa batter.
  • Add the jaggery, coconut, plantain, cardamom and a pinch of salt and grind. 
  • Heat the appa kaarai with oil/ghee. 
  • Pour the batter in each kuzhi (till half). 
  • Turn the appams after some time and fry the other side of the appams ,till they become golden brown on all sides.

3 comments:

Mukti said...

Hi
Isnt this unniappam (vella appam should be vella... white right? and round)

Mukti said...

Hi,

Isnt this unniappam? Vella appam is supposed to be white right? and round and bit more bigger?

Charu said...

Hi Mukti,
This is unniappam. Vellam means jaggery in Tamil.(not white appam)

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