Raw Rice : 2 cups
Ripe Small Bananas : 3 nos
Jaggery : 1 cup
Black Sesame Seeds /Ellu : 1/4 tsp
Coconut bits /Thenga kothu : 1/2 cup or as needed
Cardamom : 3-4 pods
Salt : one pinch
Coconut Oil for fry
Soak the raw rice in water for about 3-4 hours,
Then we melt jaggery with 1/4 cup of hot water and make a thick syrup out of
it, Strain to take out any impurities and cool the syrup.
Drain the water from the rice and grind the rice to a smooth paste/ batter
using the jaggery solution.
Add the banana into rice smooth paste and add them along with the seeds
from the cardamom pods and grind everything together to a smooth nice
Fry the coconut bits in oil till it become light brown in colour
Now add the fried coconut bits and sesame seeds to the batter and mix well.
Keep this batter for 1-2 hour
Then we take pan,add oil in it
When hot simmer the flame and pour half spoon of batter into each rounds.
Now increase the fire to medium and allow the appams to cook, pour oil in it
Once cooked, the sides will detach from the pan and will start to rotate in the
If not with the help of a fork turn the unniyappam to cook on the other side to
a golden colour.
Once the Unniyappam are browned both on the bottoms and tops, remove
them from the pan
Allow them to drain well on paper towels and repeat the same process to
make the rest of the appams.
Cool them to room temperature. Serve and Enjoy!