Nei Appam | Sweet Appam | Vella Appam
Appam is a traditional South Indian sweet made as Neivedhiyam/Offering to the god during several festival and Pooja’s. There is couple of different ways to make them and this Nei Appam recipe is one of them.
Servings: 30 Appam
- 1 cup Wheat flour
- ¼ cup Rice flour
- ¾ cup Jaggery Powdered
- 2 small ones Banana Or 1 big
- 2 tbsp Coconut gratings
- 1 tsp Cardamom powder
- ¼ cup Ghee Or more if deep frying
Heat about a cup of water and add the jaggery to the hot water. Let the jaggery dissolve.
Once the jaggery dissolves and the liquid comes to the room temperature, add the rest of the ingredients and mix well using your hands. Mash the banana in the mixture and make a thick batter (like idli batter)
Once the batter is ready, heat the appakkarai and add about a tsp of ghee in each section. Pour the batter into each hole about ¾ th full.
Let it cook on medium heat one side and then turn it over to the other side.
Let it cook on the other side for about a minute and then transfer it to container.
Add more ghee if needed and make the next batch.
Enjoy the Nei Appam warm or in room temperature:)
Calories: 57kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 6mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg