Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Appam and An Awards




Appam is a fermented rice pancake, it's a south indian delicacy mostly of Kerala.This one is my favs and i often make this for morning breakfast. Appam recipe comes to me from one of my best friends Sowmya aneesh. Thanks a bunch Sowmya for sharing this wonderful recipe with me . So folks i hope you all enjoi the very easy recipe @ home


2 cups sona masoori rice
1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
1/2 cup rice flakes
1/4 cup cooked rice
1tsp dry yeast
1/4 cup luke warm water
1 tin coconut milk
1tsp sugar
salt to taste

apamkara / normal dosa tava

Method :

1) Wash and soak the rice and fenugreek seeds for 4-5 hours
2) Drain the rice and grind together with rice flakes ,cooked rice and coconut milk .
3) If required add little water .
4) Dissolve the yeast in the lukewarm water and then add the sugar .
5)Add this mixture to dosa batter and keep the dosa batter in the warm place for nicely fermention.
6) Before making the appam add salt to the batter and mix it well .
7) Heat the apam pan /normal dosa tava add little oil if required .Then pour 2 big spoon full of batter and place the lid and cover it completly .
8) When it cooks take off the appam and serve hot with any kind of chutney or curry of your choice. enjoi !!!:D





Two of the very good friends of mine Nitya Praveen and Priya has passed couple of wonderful Awards to me ..I am very happy and very Thankful to them .And also want to Pass these awards to all my bloging friends .Enjoi these awards :) Thanks


Mangala Bhat said...

Lavanya said...
appam looks yummy mangala and beautiful pics too:)

March 11, 2009 1:55 PM

Sathya Sankar said...
Appam looks wonderful. Nice click mangala :)

March 11, 2009 2:31 PM

Superchef said...
ive always made appam with the mix that you get in stores..never made it from scratch! looks yummy, mangala!

March 11, 2009 5:30 PM

sowmya aneesh said...
thanku mangala for giving me the credits &congratulations on your Awards .And your Appam looks too good.specially the pic..I just luv the presentation you give. Awesome job girl.

March 11, 2009 6:20 PM

Mangala Bhat said...

@ Lavanya Thanks soo much :) keep visiting

Mangala Bhat said...

@sathya sankar .Thanks dear

Mangala Bhat said...

@Super chef Thanks for stopping by .Hey Try This :D i am sure u will love this recipe .

Mangala Bhat said...

@soumya ...Darling .Thanks soo much,.. keep visiting ..happy cooking:D

Suparna said...

Hi mangala,
Congratulations on all ur awards!
Lovely presentation and nice pictures mangala. I'd made appams following the recipe from a kerala site, but they turned out to be disastrous :( ur recipe is different...shall muster courage and try it some time :)

Sushma said...

tumba chennagi kantha ide Mangala, I also learnt from a Malayali friend, her recipe was little different.Photos are mindblowing & congrats for your well deserved awards :)

Chitra said...

congrats on award,i luv appam made by my mom,u reminded me of that:)pics looks tempting!!

Trupti said...

Appam looks very delicious. Lovely Photos. Congratulations on all awards

DEESHA said...

that looks very delicious, I love appams but I have never tried them at home

Usha said...

Appam looks really yum and inviting, great pictures too! Congrats on all your awards :-)

Raaga said...

Thanks for reminding me... I must make appams this weekend.

Malar Gandhi said...

Wonderful pictures...appam looks perfect. Congron the awards.

Vishali said...

Hey Mangala...the appam looks good...and so are the snaps...Congrats on the awards...u have nice collection of recipes...i just love the bite sized pizza's :)

Mangala Bhat said...

Thanks Malar .Sushma .Chitra ,usha ,TRupti deesha ,And raaga ..Thanks soo much this kind of comments encourages me soo much :)

Mahimaa's kitchen said... did i miss your blog all these days? it looks amazing. aapam looks delicious. wonderful pics too.

Priti said...

Lovely are so nice..congrats on ur award :)

Arch said...

Appams look divine...must try these out...they are really tempting

Vibaas said...

Appam looks sooo tempting. congrats on your awards.

The entries for the MCC look great. all of them.

Ankita said...

Congrats for the awards.Lovely click and delicious appam.

Divz said...

hi mangala...first time on ur blog...the pics on ur blog r just superb...u have a lovely blog..have added u to my fave

Vani said...

The appams look delicious, Mangala! Love the pix

Priya Sriram said...

Appam looks sooooo colorful dear, I've never tried appam, but will surely try your recipe! Wonderful picture as usual! :)

Congrats on the awards da... you deserve them all! :)


Mangala Bhat said...

Thanks priya ..:)

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

sugar flower gum paste? haven't even heard of it. sorry dear.. i think the best person to contact is either ramya bala or pemyscakes. do u know their blogs ?

they r experts in cake decorating. ask them.

Sia said...

look at those perfect appams! I need to buy that appam pans pretty soon or else u girls will continue to kill me with these gorgeous pics :)

Mangala Bhat said...

wow ! sia that u ?!!:D..i am glad that u liked my appams :)

Sharmilee! :) said...

Wow cham cham sweet looks soo yummy!