Best Appam recipe | Appam batter recipe | 100 % Best Kerala Appam | How to Make Appam

Breakfast Recipes | vegetarian

  • Prep Time 30 Mins
  • Cook Time 30 Mins
  • Total Time 60 Mins
  • Servings 6


  • 1 cup Raw Rice/Idly Rice
  • 2 cup Ration Rice/Dosa Rice
  • 1 tbsp Black Gram
  • 1/2 tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • 1/2 cup Raw Coconut
  • 80 ml Coconut Milk
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda/Cooking Soda
  • 100 ml Drinking Soda


  1. Wash the Dosa Rice, Raw Rice, Black Gram and Fenugreek Seeds and soak for five hours.
  2. Remove water and grind the Rice into a soft batter. (Check the grinding tips).
  3. Add Sugar, Salt and Coconut Milk to the batter and ferment it for 16 hours.
  4. Mix Cooking Soda and drinking Soda in a glass.
  5. Take half of the fermented batter. Add Soda to it and mix it. If you dip a finger in the batter, the last drop of the batter has to fall off the finger before you count from 1 to 10.
  6. Pour the batter on a very hot pan, spread it in circular motions till the edges, cover it and cook on medium flame. (See the tips on spreading the batter)
  7. After about 3 minutes, the Appam comes off the pan.
  8. Serve it hot with thin Coconut Milk with sugar or spicy Kurma.