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palappam recipe | appam recipe without yeast | kerala appam recipe

easy palappam recipe | appam recipe without yeast | kerala appam recipe
Course Breakfast
Cuisine kerala
Prep Time 8 hours
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 10 Servings


  • 1 cup idli rice or sona masuri rice
  • ¼ cup coconut grated
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • pinch of baking soda


  • firstly, grind soaked 1 cup idli rice along with ¼ cup coconut.
  • take 2 tbsp of prepared batter and pour over pan along with ½ cup water. make sure the flame is off.
  • mix well making sure the batter combines well with water.
  • now turn on the stove on medium flame and keep stirring.
  • transfer the prepared cooked batter into appam batter.
  • mix well making sure there are no lumps.
  • cover and ferment in warm place for 8 hours.
  • add in ½ tsp sugar, ½ tsp salt and pinch of baking soda.
  • heat appam pan or appachatti over medium flame and pour a ladlefull of batter into the pan.
  • immediately twirl the pan to spread the batter in a circle motion.
  • further cover and simmer for about 2 minutes or until the edges turn golden brown and gets cooked completely.
  • finally, carefully remove the palappam / appam from the pan and serve with vegetable curry.