Hoppers / Appam

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Appam is a type of south Indian pancake made with fermented rice batter and coconut known as Hoppers. It is a most popular dish in Kerala and southern most part of TamilNadu. It is eaten most frequently for dinner and breakfast. Appams are soft and spongy in the centre and has a lacy border. It is very good for babies as it does not require much oil. Appam can be made only in the pan which is made for making appam.
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Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Served As: Dinner
Recipe Cuisine Type: Breakfast, Chettinad, Indian, South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 8


  • 2 cup Rice raw ã â â œ
  • 1/2 cup Urad dhall ã â â œ ã
  • 1 tsp fenugreek seeds or fenugreek or fenugreek ã â â œ
  • Coconut grated ã¢â‚¬â€œ 2 tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp Cooking Soda ã â â œ
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • Appam Pan appam pan


  • Soak all the ingredients together in water except cooking soda and coconut for about 5 hours.
  • Grind it to a smooth paste by adding little water.
  • Add salt, coconut and grind it till it gets mixed well. Leave it to ferment.
  • When its fermented, mix it with ¼ cup of water. Prepare Appam in Appam pan with the batter.
  • How to make Appam:_x000D_ _x000D_ Pour the batter in the centre of the pan. Then turn the whole pan with your hands to a round shape, so that the batter will stick to the sides of the pan. Cover with the lid and wait till the side changes to golden brown colour._x000D_
  • Serve appam hot with coconut milk or vegetable stew or chicken stew.
  • Note: The batter should be thin, so that the sides would turn brown

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Madraasi Deepa
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