Appam is a thin pancake made from fermented rice flour and coconut milk. It is a popular breakfast dish in south india, especially in kerala and tamilnadu. In Tamilnadu it is pronouced as Aappam.

Ingredients of Appam

Raw rice 2 cup
Cooked rice 3/4 cup
Sugar 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Soda Powder a pinch
Yeast a pinch(optional)
Thick Coconut milk 1/2 cup(as required to make dough to ur consistency)

Preparation of Appam

appam in chatti

appam in chatti

Appam

Appam

Soak rice in water for 2-3 hrs.
Grind it finely with cooked rice to make a fine paste .
Dont add too much water.
Water should be added just enough to grind it.
Keep it for 24-30 hr left.
If you need to prepare appam next day add yeast to eat and keep it over night.
Before preparing appam mix it with soda powder,coconut milk,sugar and keep for half an hour.
Heat a Appam chatti vessel.
When it is heated add a ladle full of flour in the middle of it and rotate the flour on the appam chatti so that a thin layer forms on the side and the middle remains thick.
Repeat the process whith the remaining batter.

Ingredients for Vegetable Stew

Carrot chopped 1/2 cup
Beans chopped 1/2 cup
Potato chopped 1/2 cup.
Coconut milk thick 1/2 cup
Second milk of cocnut 1/2 cup
Cardamom crushed 3
Pepper corns 5
Green chilli slit 3
Salt to taste.
Mustart seed 1 tsp
oil 1 tsp
curry leaves a few

Preparation of Vegetable Stew

Pressure cook vegetable in second milk of coconut with salt and potato.Keep it aside.
Heat a kadai and pour oil .
Season mustard seeds with curry leaves and then saute cardamom.
To the cooked vegetable and boil for 5 mins till it becomes thick.
Ad the thick coconut milk and bring to boil and remove from fire.
Serve with appam.

vegstew

vegstew

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appamvestew2

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