Kerala Neyyappam

Traditional Kerala sweet prepared without coconut & banana

Kerala Neyyappam

Traditional Kerala sweet prepared without coconut & banana

Category : Snacks, Pure-Vegetarian

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By chithra viswanathan

Published On: 16 Jun 2005

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15 Minutes
Served : 6
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Directions

Step 1

Wash and soak the rice for 3 hrs.

Step 2

Drain and grind to a very fine paste adding as little water as possible.

Step 3

:- Make sure there is no grain in the paste to avoid bursting ( of appam.

Step 4

Mix jaggery with 1/2 cup of water.

Step 5

Heat it on a low flame, stirring, till jaggery dissolves completely.

Step 6

Strain and make a syrup, till you reach a stage when 1 tsp of the syrup, when added to 1 tbsp of water, forms a butter like mass.

Step 7

Remove from flame.

Step 8

Add the ground paste, cardamom powder and blend thoroughly well to form a thick pouring consistency.

Step 9

Rest it for atleast 12 hrs.

Step 10

Heat a mixture of oil and ghee in an appakkara.

Step 11

Pour 1 tbsp in each mould and slightly reduce the heat.

Step 12

When one side is cooked, flip the side to cook the other side too.

Step 13

When done, remove and spread on a kitchen tissue to absorb excess oil.

Step 14

:- Since banana & coconut are avoided, this preserves better.
:- A larger amount of the (appamavu ( can be made by this method and frozen in small ziplock covers in the freezer compartment. As and when necessary, one packet may be taken out and kept to thaw and appams made. The frozen mixture preserves well for 2 - 3 months.

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thej

nice dish

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