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APPAM Ingredients Raw Rice - 2 cups Shredded coconut - handful Cooked rice - Handful (You could also use

pressed rice/poha/aval instead) yeast - 1/2 spoon sugar - 2-3 tspn Salt - as needed

Method 1.Soak the rice for 2 hours. 2.Grind coconut and cooked rice together until smooth. To this add the rice and grind everything together. 3.Add the yeast, salt and sugar and mix well. Let it ferment for few hours or overnight. 4.Make Appam in the appam griddle else make it like pancakes on regular griddle. Pour a spoonful of batter and spread using circular motion by holding the handle of the griddle. 5.Serve it with sweetened coconut milk, stew, kala chana curry or with any kurma. Tips - If you do not like the smell of yeast, add a pinch of baking soda 30 minutes before making the appams. Variations - You can make 'Wheat Aapams' too. Make the batter by mixing wheat flour with salt, sugar, yeast, coconut milk and water. Let the batter ferment and make aapams just like the above process.