Friday, December 6, 2013

Aapam / Appam

Crepes of Kerela... Goes well with spicy egg curry..Dont have to go through steps and steps to make the is an easy step which will give u a perfect aapam......

Appam is God’s own country’s revered food and most popular among Kerala breakfast recipes that are healthy and easy to make. These white lacy pancakes have a crisp side with an airy, soft on touch, fluffy center. Appam recipe uses minimal ingredients, simple to make and usually served with a range of sides like vegetable stew or chicken stew, sweetened coconut milk, Kerala egg cury, egg roast, korma, chutney and kadala curry.

About Aapam:

Appam ( Tamilஆப்பம்) is a type South Indian pancake made with fermented rice batter and coconut milk. It is a popular food in South Indian states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. It is also very popular in Sri Lanka where it is commonly referred to by its anglicized name as Hoppers. It is eaten most frequently for breakfast or dinner. It is called Chitau Pitha in Oriya, Paddu or Gulle Eriyappa in Kodava. It is known as Appa in Sinhala and Arpone  in Burmese.
It is a staple diet and a cultural synonym of the Nasranis (also known as Saint Thomas Christians or Syrian Christians) of Kerala,India. According to Gil Marks "Each of the three separate Indian Jewish communities - CochinMumbaiCalcutta - counts in its culinary repertoire grain dishes called appam."


Warm Water -1/4 cup
Dry Yeast - 2Grams
Sugar- 2 tsp
Coconut Grated Fresh - 1 Cup
Rice-2 Cups
Oil - tbsp


1.Soak rice for 6hrs then blend in the blender by adding grated coconut, sugar to a fine paste.
2.Take warm water add dry yeast and mix well then add to the batter and keep it for over night.
3.Once the batter is fermented take appam tawa rub oil and pour the batter and rotate and cover with the lid once it is done remove. repeat the same.

Related Recipe:

Egg Curry - For Aapam try this egg curry without Ajwain

Kadala Curry - You can also try this with egg instead of chickpea

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