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Showing posts with label pancake. Show all posts
Showing posts with label pancake. Show all posts

Friday, April 30, 2010

Vellayappam / Rice Pan Cake

Vellayappam / Kallappam is a sort of pancake prepared using grinded rice and coconut fermented with yeast or toddy (Kallu).

  • Rice – 1 cup 
  • Cooked rice – 2 tbsp 
  • Grated coconut – 1 ½ cup or coconut milk -½ cup 
  • Yeast -¼ tsp 
  • Sugar -2 tbsp 
  • Salt - As reqd

  • Soak rice for atleast 4 hrs 
  • Make a batter of rice, coconut( or coconut milk)and cooked rice(idli batter consistency) 
  • Add yeast and sugar to warm water and dissolve. 
  • Add this to the batter and keep for about 6 hrs. 
  • Before making appam, add salt and little sugar. 
  • Heat a Dosa Pan(Dosa kallu). 
  • Spread some oil on the it.
  • Pour a spoonful batter on the pan.
  • Spread the batter to form a small circle.
  • When one side is golden brown, turn the other side .
Recommended Combination: Vellayappam can be served hot with Chicken Curry / Vegetable Stew / Vegetable Kurma / Chicken Kurma / Kadala Curry

Monday, March 22, 2010

Dosa / Pancake

Dosa is a very well known breakfast item in South India that is relished by people of all ages. The recipe contains all the nutrients including Carbohydrates, proteins, fat, mineral salts such as calcium and iron as well as the necessary vitamins.Dosa is made from fermented batter of Rice and black Gram.

  • RawRice -1 ½ cups
  • Urad Daal - ½ cup
  • Water - as required
  • Salt - 1 tsp

  • Soak rice and Urad daal separately for 5 hours.
  • Grind rice and daal separately with water very finely.
  • Mix together rice, dal and salt.
  • Add water and stir well to form a loose batter.
  • Keep it overnight to ferment.
  • Pour one spoon full of batter on a frying pan as thin as possible.
  • Pour some oil on it.
  • When one side is golden brown and turn the other side . 
Recommended Combination: Serve hot with Sambar or Chutney.