Traditional snack vayanayila appam recipe


  • Wheat flour – 1 cup
  • Rice flour – ½ cup
  • Banana- 4 or 5 nos
  • Jaggery – ½ cup
  • Grated coconut – 1 cup
  • Cardamom -4 or 5 nos
  • Ghee – 3 or4 tbsp


  • Firstly we have to crush cardamom into powder and keep aside.
  • Then we have to chopped the peeled banana into small slices ,set aside.
  • Now we have to grated the jaggary with knife and keep aside.
  • Heat ghee in a pan add chopped banana and mash with spatula.
  • Add grated jaggery and mix them well.
  • Then add grated coconut and mix it well.
  • Then we have to add wheat flour ,rice flour and cardamom powder mix them well.
  • Now add some water and mix them well to make a soft dough and keep aside.
  • Then we take cleaned bay leaves and place a lemon size dough in the centre of the leaf.
  • Flatten the  dough with fingers to get a nice and even flattened dough.
  • Then fold from the other side and press lightly.
  • Place the ada in a idli steamer and steam it for 10 to12 minutes on high heat .
  • Remove from fire and set aside.
  • Serve the vayanayila appam with tea or coffee.

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