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Vellappam - 100 Calories in 1 Appam


Cuisine Style: Kerala | Cooking Time: 25 minutes | To Serve: 2 | Take with: Mutta Curry / chutney Curry | Type: Breakfast


  • Raw rice (Pacharisi) - 2 cups
  • Urad dall-1/4 cup
  • Boiled rice - 1cup
  • Coconut Milk - 1 cup
  • Sugar - 2 tbsp
  • Salt - As reqd
  • Water - 1cup


  • Soak raw rice and Urad dall for 4 hours.
  • Put soaked rice and urad dall in a mixer and grind till smooth paste.
  • Add Coconut milk, salt and sugar.
  • Mix well by your hand (wash hand).
  • Keep the mixture closed to ferment for 7 hours in a warm place. (Add warm water in case cold climate).
  • Heat the Appa Chatti (Cast iron pan with deep bottom).
  • Wipe the vessel with oiled cloth.
  • Pour the appam mixture.
  • Lift off the stove and swirl the vessel.
  • Pour oil round the appam.
  • Close with lid for 5 minutes.
  • Gently remove the appam from the vessel.
  • Serve hot.

Appam Kadala Curry Recipe Video

This Appam Kadala Curry recipe video is not filmed in the kitchen. It was prepared in the lovely atmosphere of a village, Kundadam, Tirupur district. This 6+ minutes tamil video with editors cut at the end which would really make you laugh.


  • This can be prepared without Urad dal. (This way traditional vellappam is prepared)


  • Mix Jaggery to get Sweet Appam. Coconut chutny is the best side dish for Sweet Appam.

How this Vellappam recipe is Unique?

  • Centre of this this Vellappam is puffy because of Urad dall. The look and taste is so good

I dont like it

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