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Monday, September 8, 2014

Aapam or Appam recipe with Fresh Coconut Milk

Aapam or Appam recipe with Fresh Coconut Milk

Appam is delicious and easy breakfast recipe, which is popular in south India particularly in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

250 gm/1 cup raw rice (pacharisi)
3 Tbsp Urad dhal 
5 tbsp grated coconut
3 tbsp cooked rice
Salt for taste

Preparation :
  1.  Soak the rice and urad dhal for 6 hours
  2.  Wash the rice well
  3.  In food processor add the soaked rice, urad dhal, coconut and cooked rice then blend it into smooth batter
  4.  Leave the batter aside for 5 hours
  5.  After the batter fermented add salt mix it well.
  6.  In an appa kadai(deep non-stick pan) pour the batter and spread the batter thinly then close the lid. 
  7.  cook it well (No need to add oil if you are using Non-stick kadai).
  8.  Serve with Sweetened coconut milk.

Sweetened fresh Coconut Milk 
  • 2 Cup Grated Coconut
  • 2 Cardamom
  • Sugar as per taste
  • Water as required

In a blender add grated coconut,Cardamom and add water
Grind the coconut mixture to a good paste
Strain the coconut paste by adding little water this is the thick milk
Repeat the process to thin milk
In a bowl add the thick and thin milk and required amount of sugar
Coconut milk is ready to serve with Aapam.



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