Friday, July 6, 2007

Chettinad Appam


1.Rice 4 cups
2.Urad Dhal 1 cup
3. Channa Dal 1 tblsp
4. Moong dal 1 tblsp
5. Fenugreek 1 tsp
6. Grated jaggery 3 cups
7. Grated coconut 2 tblsp
8. Cardamom powder 1 tblsp
9. Oil as required


1.Soak rice,all dals,and fenugreek together for three hours.
Grind to smooth paste with grated coconut.
2. Add grated jaggery and cardamom powder.
Grind it again for few minutes.
3. Heat oil in a Khadai.Keep in medium flame and take a spoonful of batter and
put it in the oil (like a small round size 3" diameter)
Turn over when it is still white in colour.Do not fry till crisp.
Drain excess oil.
4. Repeat the process till all the batter is used.

(Apart from Kozhakkattai, APPAM is also an important item for Ganesh Chaturthi)

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