Appe(appam) Recipe

Appe, also known as appam, is a popular South Indian dish made from fermented rice and coconut batter. These fluffy and crispy pancakes have a slightly sweet and tangy flavor, making them perfect for breakfast or as a snack. They are typically served with coconut chutney or sambar, a lentil-based vegetable stew. Appe can be enjoyed hot off the stove or at room temperature.

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Ingredients for Appe(appam) Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Raw Rice, Soaked For Hours
  • 0.06 cup Grated Coconut
  • 0.06 cup Cooked Rice
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as needed Oil For Cooking

Directions: Appe(appam) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a blender, grind soaked rice, grated coconut, and cooked rice into a smooth batter.
  • STEP 2.Transfer the batter to a bowl and let it ferment overnight or for at least 8 hours.
  • STEP 3.Heat an appe pan and add a few drops of oil in each cavity.
  • STEP 4.Pour a spoonful of batter into each cavity and cover the pan with a lid.
  • STEP 5.Cook on low heat for a few minutes until the edges turn golden brown.
  • STEP 6.Flip the appe using a skewer or spoon and cook the other side until golden brown.
  • STEP 7.Remove the appe from the pan and repeat the process with the remaining batter.
  • STEP 8.Serve hot appe with coconut chutney or sambar.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the batter is not too thick or too thin. It should have a pouring consistency.
  • If the batter is not fermenting well, keep it in a warm place or use a fermentation setting in your oven.
  • You can add finely chopped onions, green chilies, or grated carrots to the batter for extra flavor and texture.
  • To make the appe healthier, use a non-stick appe pan and minimal oil for cooking.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover appe can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the appe in a pan or microwave before serving.
  • Serve appe as a breakfast dish or as a snack with coconut chutney or sambar.
Nutrition
value
162
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat6 g Protein30 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Carbs
    30g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    30g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    63mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    271mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    39mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    15mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    51mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    68mg
  • Selenium
    9mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp