Mom's another recipe of making aappam/appam with red rice...it tastes great and the colour is also beautiful.

Red boiled rice - 1 cup
Raw rice (can use sona masoori) - 1 cup
Urad dhal - 1/4th cup
Fenugreek/mehti seeds - 1 tsp
Cooked rice - 1 cup( can also use 1/2 cup of coconut flakes)
Salt as needed
Aappam kadai/pan

Wash and soak both rice with urad dhal ...also add methi(fenugreek seeds) along with it and soak for at least 4 - 5 hours.

Grind together in a grinder to a fine paste( in the middle of the grinding process add some cooked rice( or coconut grated)- at home usually they add cooked rice, since it is served with coconut milk.

Remove add salt and allow it to ferment overnight...
Heat the appam satti/kadai spray some oil if needed... pour a ladle full of batter.. lift the kadai and just turn the kadai in a circular motion... so the batter gets filled all over... you might see some batter coming back to settle in the bottle... that is common in appam and is required... the centre portion will usually will be thicker.. cover and cook the appam for 1 - 2 minutes... remove slowly and transfer to a plate... serve with coconut milk and or chutney.

Coconut milk:
You can grind fresh coconut and extract milk or can use store bought coconut milk can.. dilute with little water... add little sugar and a pinch of cardamom powder... tastes good

2 comments/Reactions:

Anonymous said...

In your ingredient, there are 2 cups of boiled rice (Red boiled rice and cooked rice).
Can U please clarify ? Will I need both ?
Also can I use brown rice ?

Padma said...

Hi Usha,

You will need mostly the boiled uncooked rice and in place of cooked rice can use coconut gratings instead.


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