Appam Without Yeast


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In this appam recipe without yeast we show you how to soak the raw rice and create the batter for no yeast Kerala appam. The entire palappam recipe is shown step by step so you will not make any mistakes.

It is a delight to watch an experienced chef swirl the kadhai to make a perfect bowl-shaped appam recipe without yeast! You can master the art too, within a few tries. palappam is a delectable South Indian dish, which is comparable to dosa, but with a special texture and shape.

The raw rice batter and the unique manner of preparation give appam recipe without yeast a crisp bowl-like structure with a spongy bun-like centre. Drizzle a little coconut milk over the Kerala appam and enjoy it hot with a spicy Kadala Curry or mouth-watering Coconut Stew. While Appam is traditionally made with yeast, to get the fluffy centre, it can also be made through a natural fermentation process, without using yeast. Here is how to do that…

Notes and tips on how to make the perfect appam recipe without yeast. 1. The batter of appam should be of a thinner consistency than dosa batter. 2. Adding baking soda, makes it more fluffy Kerala appams. 3. If the batter is too thick, adjust the consistency by adding water. 4. Pour a 1.5 ladleful of the batter into it. The pan should be hot but not too hot or else the appam will stick in the center and you won't be able to get that lacy border. 5. Holding both the handles of the pan, slowly rotate the kadhai in a circular motion so that a thin layer forms on the side while it remains thick in the centre.

Learn to make appam recipe without yeast | no yeast Kerala appam | palappam recipe | with step by step photos below.

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Appam Without Yeast recipe - How to make Appam Without Yeast

Soaking Time:  2 hours   Preparation Time:    Fermenting Time:  Overnight   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 25 appams
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Ingredients

For Appam
2 cups raw rice (chawal)
2 cups fresh grated coconut
salt to taste
1/4 tsp baking soda
1 tbsp powdered sugar
oil for greasing

For Serving With Appam
coconut stew
kadala curry
Method
For appam

    For appam
  1. To make appam without yeast, soak the raw rice in a deep bowl with enough water for 2 hours. Drain well.
  2. Combine the soaked rice, grated coconut and 2 cups of water in a mixer and blend it till smooth.
  3. Transfer the batter in a deep bowl, add the salt and mix well.
  4. Cover and ferment in a warm place overnight.
  5. Next day add baking soda, 1 cup of water and sugar, mix very well.
  6. Heat an appachatti (appam kadhai) and grease it lightly with oil.
  7. Pour a big ladleful of the batter into it and slowly rotate the kadhai in a circular motion so that a thin layer forms on the side while it remains thick in the center.
  8. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, remove the appam when the center fluffy part is cooked.
  9. Repeat steps 6 to 8 to make 24 more appams.
  10. Serve the appam immediately with coconut stew or kadala curry.

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Preparation for Appam without yeast

  1. For the batter for appam recipe without yeast | no yeast  Kerala appam |  palappam recipe | we would require uncooked raw rice.
  2. Raw rice needs to be washed thoroughly.
  3. Soak in 2 cups of water for 2 hours.
  4. Cover with a lid and keep aside to soak. 
  5. Drain the rice with the help of a strainer.

Batter for Appam without yeast

  1. To make soft, appam recipe without yeast | no yeast  Kerala appam |  palappam recipe | we need to ferment the batter. 
  2. To make the batter for Appam, in a mixer jar add soaked and drained rice.
  3. Add fresh grated coconut.
  4. Add 2 cups of water.
  5. Blend in a mixer to smooth paste. Keep aside.
  6. Remove the ground rice paste in a deep bowl.
  7. Add salt. Mix well.
  8. The batter should be of a thinner consistency than dosa batter.
  9. Cover and keep aside to ferment for 8 hours or overnight.
  10. After fermentation, the batter will look like this.
  11. Add baking soda.
  12. Add 1 cup water and sugar, mix very well. Adding baking soda, makes it more fluffy appams.
  13. Give it a good stir and it is ready to make appam recipe without yeast | no yeast  Kerala appam |  palappam recipe | now. If the batter is too thick, adjust the consistency by adding water.

How to make Appam with no yeast

  1. To cook the appam, heat an appachatti (appam kadhai) and grease it lightly with oil. Traditionally appams are made in iron skillet called appa chatti but, I have used the non-stick variant of the same.
  2. Pour a 1.5 ladleful of the batter into it. The pan should be hot but not too hot or else the appam will stick in the center and you won't be able to get that lacy border.
  3. Holding both the handles of the pan, slowly rotate the kadhai in a circular motion so that a thin layer forms on the side while it remains thick in the centre.
  4. Cover appam recipe without yeast |  Kerala appam |  palappam | with a lid and cook on a slow flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Remove the appam when the center fluffy part is cooked and the edges start turning brown. You can cook for a while longer for browner edges but I prefer pure white appams.
  6. Repeat with the remaining batter to make 24 more appams without yeast |  Kerala appam |  palappam |
  7. Serve appams without yeast |  Kerala appams |  palappam | immediately with coconut stew or Kadala curry.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per appam
Energy121 cal
Protein1.7 g
Carbohydrates16 g
Fiber2.2 g
Fat5.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium3.5 mg

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Appam, Appam Without Yeast
5
 on 17 Feb 18 11:25 PM


The appams turned out to be really soft and fluffy. perfect recipe. thank you very much for sharing the recipe.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Thank you for your kind words...do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them...happy cooking !!
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20 Feb 18 08:45 AM
Appam, Appam Without Yeast
5
 on 10 Aug 16 01:35 PM


An irresistible South Indian dish which turned out so soft and yummy. I anyway like all South Indian dishes but this was something unique and coconut adds to the taste. Thank you.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sonal, we are delighted you loved the Appam recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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02 Sep 16 01:56 PM
Appam, Appam Without Yeast
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 on 20 Jul 16 05:12 PM


Appam.. this is a must in my house on every sundays.. as this recipe is so perfect and amazing as you get in restaurants.. This is a must try recipe..