Palappam

by anuciju
palappam
Palappam is a delicious traditional styled breakfast dish, very popular in God's Own Country. The dish goes well with any curry dish like mutta curry, chicken stew, peas curry etc as per your choice be it vegetarian or non vegetarian. The lacey edged soft and delicious Palappam is a sure treat to your palate. The lacey frilled appams are a culinary delight and no function is ever complete without Palappam. The dish is prepared from fermented rice batter which is spread out in a appachatti with a soft bulge in the centre. It should be well cooked in the centre. This is a nutritious healthy wholesome dish and kids love the dish. You can explore a well detailed recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.
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palappam
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Basmati rice - 5 cups
  • Coconut milk - 2 cups
  • Cooked rice - 15 tbsp
  • Water - 1/2 cup
  • Sugar - 5 tbsp
  • Active dry yeast(available in all grocery stores) - 3/4 tsp
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Basmati rice - 5 cups
  • Coconut milk - 2 cups
  • Cooked rice - 15 tbsp
  • Water - 1/2 cup
  • Sugar - 5 tbsp
  • Active dry yeast(available in all grocery stores) - 3/4 tsp
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Instructions
  1. Soak basmati rice in water for 5 hours.
  2. Grind together basmati rice and cooked rice along with coconut milk into a very fine batter.
  3. Microwave the water for 15 - 20 seconds, to make it luke warm.
  4. Add sugar and yeast and stir well. Keep it aside for 5 mins.
  5. Add the above yeast solution into the batter.
  6. Leave it overnight for fermentation.
  7. At the time of preparation, add extra sugar to sweeten your appams.
  8. Heat a non-stick appachatti or any other kadai which has a cover.
  9. Pour a ladle of batter into it and spread it a bit by twisting the pan with your hands.
  10. Cover and cook on medium heat for 2 - 3 mins or till it has cooked well.
  11. Delicious appams are ready.
Recipe Notes

You can visit this link Vellayappam. You can also visit this link Rava Idiyappam.

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Parvathy May 16, 2006 - 12:00 am

i tried appam for the first time..and it was really good…thank u

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kunju varkey June 2, 2006 - 12:00 am

thanks Anu. njaan undaakkunnathinu munpu muttayude vellayum koodi adichu cherthu. nalla soft aayirunnu. tks a lot

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Gladys February 23, 2007 - 12:00 am

Measurements are exact and the appams turned out soft n tasty….

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Romy November 30, 2006 - 12:00 am

Excellent recipe! It came up very well.Thanks a lot.

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jenny October 7, 2006 - 12:00 am

hey this was d 1st time i made appam..n it really turned out well…thanx yaar….

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minimathew October 2, 2006 - 12:00 am

hai….this is realy good recipe thank you 4 easy palappam recipe

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vijayam October 29, 2006 - 12:00 am

Hi Anu!

Very good recipe for palappams. Very simple and tasty too !!
Thanks.

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Bindu October 5, 2005 - 12:00 am

Hi Anu,
Before trying this recipe I would like to ask you a question about the measurement.15 tblsp cooked rice means how much? Is it 15 tblsp or 1/5.Just not clear.Please send me a reply asap.Thank you.
Bindu

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Shilpa May 24, 2005 - 12:00 am

This is a really good recipe.. Very easy to make. Thanks much for posting this for us. Please post more recipes

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neha June 25, 2005 - 12:00 am

thank u very much…

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navya September 14, 2005 - 12:00 am

This came out very well.Thanks!

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suja July 29, 2005 - 12:00 am

This recipe was excellent. I tried paalappam for the first time and it was a superb hit. Could you please provide me the recipe for paalappam with toddy?

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abinaya August 3, 2005 - 12:00 am

Excellent recipe. First time i tried to make appam and it turned out great..
Do you have an appam recipe w/ kallu (toddy)?
thanks again

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Arathi October 10, 2004 - 12:00 am

Hi Anu,
I tried your recipe, and I must tell that it was a big hit! Its so easy to prepare and delicious… For the next weekend get together your recipe will top my list.

Thanks a bunch!!

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Reenu October 10, 2004 - 12:00 am

Excellent! It came up very well…!

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resa December 8, 2004 - 12:00 am

Hi Anu,
This recipe worked exactly how you said unlike may recipes which usually turn out anything other than what it should be!
Thanks made it along with the stew husband says its top class!Thanks so much-If you have a tried and tested recipe for sponge cake in a square pan can you tell me with exact measurements/baking time & temp?
Thanks once more-

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Rajeev December 5, 2004 - 12:00 am

It turned out superb
-Rajeev

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sajitha December 28, 2004 - 12:00 am

I was never able to make the soft and tasty appams. But with this recipe it turned out to be so simple. Thanks

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Sneha Zachariah January 15, 2005 - 12:00 am

Its delicious.To be more healthy you can use 2% milk instead of the coconut milk.You can also add the yeast directly into the mix and grind without having to soak it in water and sugar,it will do the trick.

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Judy March 19, 2005 - 12:00 am

Hi, the recipe was easy & the appams turned out good. Thanks.

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Keerti Ravi January 16, 2009 - 2:35 pm

Anu….this is an awesome reipe.. I have made it many times and never went wrong… Thanks

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simi October 20, 2008 - 12:00 am

This turned out to be awesome! Atlast a relief from frozen appams for me and my family! Thanx a lot for sharing the recipe!

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Mili Shiju July 30, 2008 - 12:00 am

It has been wonderful experience making these appams. I couldn`t believe that I have made it.They looked really presentable and above all tasty too. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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mayasubhash August 1, 2007 - 12:00 am

Thanks for this nice and easy recipie.

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Lakshmi January 19, 2008 - 12:00 am

i tried this recipe and it was excellant.can i use sona masoori rice instead of basmati?

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Dhanya January 29, 2008 - 12:00 am

It is wonderful, and very soft…worth trying..highly recommended…

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amira March 8, 2009 - 3:24 pm

it was yummy,. but cud u suggest a curry or side dish for it?

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ambi April 6, 2012 - 10:36 am

Hi Anu,want to try this recipe.

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Lekshmi June 19, 2011 - 12:42 am

Very nice recipe, came out well as described in the recipe.

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