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Appam is a type of pancake made with fermented rice batter and coconut milk. It is a popular breakfast dish in South India, Sri Lanka, and parts of Malaysia. Appam is usually served with a variety of accompaniments such as stew, coconut milk, or chutney. Appam is usually made with a combination of rice flour, coconut milk, sugar, and yeast. The batter is then fermented overnight and cooked in a special pan called an appachatti.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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raw rice

1 cup

cooked rice

1/2 cup

grated coconut

1/2 cup


1/4 teaspoon


1/4 teaspoon


1/4 teaspoon

warm water

1/4 cup



Step 1:

Soak the raw rice in water for 4-5 hours.

Step 2:

Drain the water and grind the soaked rice to a fine paste.

Step 3:

Add the cooked rice, grated coconut, yeast, sugar and salt to the paste and mix well.

Step 4:

Add the warm water and mix to form a thick batter.

Step 5:

Cover the batter and keep aside for 8-10 hours or overnight.

Step 6:

Heat a non-stick pan and pour a ladleful of the batter in the center.

Step 7:

Spread the batter in a circular motion to form a thin pancake.

Step 8:

Cover the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 9:

Flip the appam and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

Step 10:

Serve hot with your favorite chutney or curry.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 36084 users have chowed down on Appam a whopping 79678 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chennai, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad are the top 5 cities gobbling up Appam like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Appam, our users are head over heels in october, but the interest cools down in march.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Appam is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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