For making appams:- 1)Soak the rice for 2 hrs.
Grind boiled rice and soaked rice to a smooth paste.
Grind together coconut, yeast and sugar to a fine paste.
Mix together the ground rice and the ground coconut mixture.
Leave it overnight for fermentation.
Next day morning, add a pinch of soda bi card and salt, 1/2 an hr before making appams.
:- You can add milk, if the batter is too thick.
Make appams using `appachatti`.
For making stew:- 1)Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
Add spices and saute.
Add onion and fry, till it becomes soft.
Add chopped ginger, garlic and green chillies and saute for few secs.
Add mashed potatoes.
Add half cup of water and salt and allow it to boil.
Mix together milk and maida.
When the curry starts to boil, add the milk mixture and cook for 2 - 3 mins.
Add pepper powder and garam masala and cook for 2 more mins.
:- In this same recipe, chicken or mutton can be added. Precook the mutton or chicken, if using.