Kerala Sadhya Recipes

Neyyappam Recipe


These are rice pancakes fried in ghee.Ney means ‘ghee’ and appam means ‘pancake’ in malayalam. It is a traditional Kerala sweet snack. We usually make this for vishu. Neyyappam is an essential ingredient for vishu kani. I am posting here the easy method for making neyyappam. You can also try this recipe for vishu

Preparation Time:10 minutes
Cooking Time:10 minutes
Servings:8 Neyyappams

Rice flour-2 cups
Mashed small bananas-2
Melted jaggery-1 1/4 cup
Black seasame seeds-1 tbs
Coconut chunks(fried in ghee)-1/4 cup
Ghee-1 tbs
Salt-a pinch

Method Of Preparation

  • To the rice flour add mashed bananas, seasame seeds and a pinch of salt and keep it aside
  • Melt the jaggery with little bit of water
  • Add this to the rice flour mixture
  • Make a medium pouring consistency batter by adding little bit of water,if needed
  • Add fried coconut chunks and ghee in the batter and keep it aside for about 2 to 4 hours
  • Heat oil in a deep bottomed kadai, when the oil is hot pour a laddle of batter in the oil. Deep fry both sides of the appam
  • Tasty neyyappam is ready to serve hot

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  1. Wow, am sure this must be full of flavours 🙂

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