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August 9, 2013

Wheat Flour Appam-Festival Recipes

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appam-sweet version

I wanted to post this recipe in my blog for long time. I learnt this from my MIL. She makes this for occasions/festivals  & for guest as evening tiffin along with filter coffee.She makes a savoury version too.I’ll post it soon.Mostly my MIL makes this appam with maida and very rarely with wheat flour.Today, for friday pooja , i made this appam using wheat flour.  I din’t deep fry instead i made in paniyaram pan.. It was very soft ,spongy & delicious.Enjoy this guilt-free appam as evening tiffin along with bonda/bajji & coffee !

1 cup - 250ml
  • Wheat flour – 1 cup
  • Ripe banana – 2 nos (small , use 1 if big)
  • Rice flour -  1 tbsp
  • Grated jaggery – 1/2 – 3/4 cup
  • Cooking soda – 1/8 tsp
  • Salt – A pinch
  • Elachi – 2 nos ( crush to powder)
Oil – to drizzle


  • In a bowl , take the banana & mash well. Add the wheat flour ,rice flour , salt , soda , jaggery & cardamom powder.
wheat appam tile1
  • Add the required water to make a smooth paste.Use a whisk for mixing without lumps.The consistency of batter should fall like a ribbon.
wheat appam tile2
  • Heat a paniyaram pan and add 1/2 tsp of oil in each hole.Pour a small ladleful of batter .cover & cook for sometime in medium flame.
  • Flip it after few seconds and again add 1/2 tsp oil. cook for a minute & remove.
wheat appam tile3
  • Serve hot !!
  • For variations , u can use maida instead of wheat flour.
  • Sometimes my MIL adds sugar instead of jaggery..
  • For kids , u an deep fry & give. To get a proper shape while deep frying , keep little oil and pour the batter & fry on both sides till golden brown. U’ll get a nice shape..

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  1. Appam looks fantastic..healthy dish..love it

  2. very healthy and guilt free appam.nice clicks.

  3. Appam looks awesome and lovely, very beautiful clicks...

  4. they look lovely.. we dont add banana but the idea of using kuzhi paniyaram pan is soo good!

  5. Appam looks delicious, nice clicks..

  6. looks fantastic..healthy dish..love it

  7. godamappam looks super tempting buddy


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