Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Appam Recipe / South Indian spongy Pan cake ( No Yeast ) / ஆப்பம்

Appam Recipe / South Indian spongy Pan cake ( No Yeast ) / ஆப்பம்


  • Raw Rice - 3 cups
  • Boiled Rice / Idly rice - 1 1/2 cup
  • Urad dhal - 1/2 cup
  • Methi seeds - 3 tsp
  • Cooked rice - 2 fistful
  • Salt - to taste

Recipe :

Soak the raw rice , Boiled rice , urad dhal and Methi seeds overnight or soak it in water for a minimum of four hours . Transfer these contents to a wet grinder, add cooked rice, salt   and grind it in to a smooth paste by adding water .

 The consistency should be similar to the dosa batter ( Not too watery nor too thick ) .

Allow it to ferment for 8 - 10 hrs .

In a appam Chetti or any shallow pan  ( I used a shallow pan that fix in my electric stove ) spray some oil  , Pour a ladeful of the fermented batter in the middle .

 Hold the sides of the pan and swirl the batter in circular motion in such a way that the batter spreads on all the sides of the pan .

Cover it with a  lid and allow it to cook .

Now spongy Appam is ready to serve .

Serve this with any stew , chicken curry or Egg curry .


  1. I love fav...appam looks spongy and yummy.

  2. lovely spongy appam.........nicely made....nice step by step pics

  3. Last week also I had aapam, after seeing urs want to have it again

  4. nice presentation.. love to have it with egg curry..

  5. that looks so good here. and spongy soft

  6. Lovely...Feel like having some right now

  7. love these aappam very much....just tempting me to have it...

  8. looks so yummy and very nice step by step pic....

  9. one of my favorite break fast...u made it so perfectly,glad to visit u i am ur happy follower

  10. Love the laced ones always,yummy!!
    Thanx for linking!!

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  11. yummy appams...perfectly done!! loved your step wise pics too...
    Spicy Treats

  12. Delicious appams...Love with mutta roast...yumm