Appam & Stew
Typical recipe for the best appam
Servings Prep Time
2people 40minutes
Servings Prep Time
2people 40minutes
For Appams:-
  • Basmati rice(soaked for atleast 3 hours) – 1cup
  • Coconut 1/2of
  • Cooked rice – 3tbsp
  • Salt(As reqd) –
  • Sugar 1tsp
For garnishing:-
  1. Grind together basmati, cooked rice and coconut along with 1/2 cup water finely.
  2. Keep aside in a warm place for fermenting.
  3. :- It will definitely ferment when kept overnight. If you live in a cold region, keep the vessel in hot water.
  4. Add water, salt, a pinch of soda bicarb and a tsp of sugar to the fermented batter.
  5. For making stew:- 1)In a pressure cooker, saute the onion, ginger, garlic, small onions and green chillies.
  6. When onion starts becoming transluscent, add the vegetables and stir.
  7. Add coriander pwder and stir for 1 min.
  8. Add 1 cup of thin coocnut milk and mix well.
  9. Cook on high flame upto 1 whistle and later, on low flame for 5 mins.
  10. After the pressure settles, add the thick coconut milk and stir.
  11. :- Do not heat after this.
  12. Add pepper if needed.
  13. :- A tsp of Ari podi(Rice flour) can be added to make the stew thick.
  14. Splutter mustard seeds, small onions, dry red chillies and curry leaves in ghee.
  15. Garnish the stew with the above.
  16. :- Chicken also can be added in this stew.