Monday, August 22, 2011

Nai Appam ( Sweet Appam)

On Krishnashtami Day we make nai appam, vella cheedai, murukku, uppu cheedai and vella aval. Even  we make this appams for Karthika Deepam festival.This sweet appam is offered as naivedyam to God most of the temples in Kerala.


Appam/Sweet
Nai Appam

Ingredients
  • Raw Rice.................1 cup
  • Vellam (Jaggery).......1 cup
  • Cardamom Powder..1/2 tsp
  • Ripe Banana.............1/2
  • Coconut Pieces.......2 tbsp

Method

  • Soak the rice for about 2 hours and grind into fine paste adding the jaggery and banana.
  • Heat appakarai with ghee.
  • Add the coconut pieces and cardamom powder to the dough.
  • Drop one spoon dough into the kuzhi and cook one side
  • Cook in low flame.. Then turn the other side and cook.
  • You can dip a tooth pick to see whether they are cooked inside.
  • It tastes so good
  • Can be used oil instead of ghee
  • Instead of rice use wheat flour..

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