Rosette Cookies (Achappam)

Achappam/Rosette Cookies is a very popular and traditional Kerala / Tamil Nadu snack which is incredibly crunchy & delicious. It is called so because of the iron mold used for its preparation. “Achu” in Malayalam means mold and “Appam” means bread. These two words are combined together to form “Achappam” which means “Bread prepared using mold”. If you arent familiar with Achappam, it's a fried cookie kinda snack, may be that's why it's also known as Rose Cookies.

Rosette Cookies (Achappam)

Rosette Cookies (Achappam)

Achappam/Rosette Cookies is a very popular and traditional Kerala / Tamil Nadu snack which is incredibly crunchy & delicious. It is called so because of the iron mold used for its preparation. “Achu” in Malayalam means mold and “Appam” means bread. These two words are combined together to form “Achappam” which means “Bread prepared using mold”. If you arent familiar with Achappam, it's a fried cookie kinda snack, may be that's why it's also known as Rose Cookies.

Category : Snacks, Pure-Vegetarian

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By Sobha Kesavan

Published On: 28 Mar 2017

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Ingredients

  • Rice flour - 2 cups
    Powdered Sugar - ½ cup
    Egg - 1 No.
    Sesame Seeds - 2 Tspns.
    Coconut Milk - 1 cup
    Coconut/Refined Oil - As required for making Achhappams

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Rosette Cookies (Achappam) Recipe

Step 1

Make a batter of Rice flour along with Coconut milk (Coconut milk is best to get good taste, but if it is not available then normal milk also can be used), Sugar powder and Sesame seeds, in the form of the batter used for making Iddaly. Break the Egg and add the contents (White and Yellow Yolk) of the Egg into the batter, stir the batter again and keep it aside for about 10 – 15 minutes.

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Step 2 Rosette Cookies (Achappam) Recipe

Step 2

Heat Oil in a Cheenachatty and then dip the metal part of the Achhappam making equipment (Achh) without touching the wooden handle in the Oil

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Step 3 Rosette Cookies (Achappam) Recipe

Step 3

When the metal part of Achhappam making equipment becomes very hot in the oil, take it out from the Oil and dip (only about 80 – 85% of the equipment should dip in the Oil) it in the batter prepared for making Achhappams. Then, immediately, take the equipment out from the batter and slowly dip it in the hot oil, so that the batter on the equipment will automatically get released from the equipment and float it in the Oil.

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Step 4 Rosette Cookies (Achappam) Recipe

Step 4

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Step 5 Rosette Cookies (Achappam) Recipe

Step 5

When the metal part of Achhappam making equipment becomes very hot in the oil, take it out from the Oil and dip (only about 80 – 85% of the equipment should dip in the Oil) it in the batter prepared for making Achhappams. Then, immediately, take the equipment out from the batter and slowly dip it in the hot oil, so that the batter on the equipment will automatically get released from the equipment and float it in the Oil. Then move this Achhappam to other side of Cheenachatty and allow to fry both sides of the Achhappam properly and as did earlier, dip the equipment in the oil to get it hot again (this procedure should be continued till end of making Achhappams)

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Step 6 Rosette Cookies (Achappam) Recipe

Step 6

When the colour of the Achhappam turns into golden/brown, take it out from the oil by using a big needle or something suitable to take the Achhappam out from the oil. After the Oil is completely removed from the Achhappam change it into a plate. Later, store these Achhappams in an air tight container so that it can be stored for about more than 15 - 25 days.

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Step 7 Rosette Cookies (Achappam) Recipe

Step 7

Achhappam is ready and it can serve as a tasty snack for evening Tea/Coffee etc.

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