Jowar and Pear Appam Healthy South Indian Snack

Jowar and Pear Appam, Healthy South Indian Snack

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The all-time favourite South Indian snack appam features here with a healthy twist, Jowar and Pear Appam recipe. We have combined two wholesome flours with grated pear to make a naturally-sweet batter.

Laced with cardamom and honey and cooked with ghee in an appe mould, the Jowar and Pear Appam has a very rich taste that everyone will love. The grated fruit also gives the appam a soft and spongy texture.

In South India, appam is made commonly as an offering to Gods during the puja season. So, you can even include this wholesome Jowar and Pear Appam recipe treat in your festive menu!

You can also try other variants of appam like Unni Appam or Quick Idiyappam.

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Jowar and Pear Appam Healthy South Indian Snack recipe - How to make Jowar and Pear Appam Healthy South Indian Snack

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     21Makes 21 appams (4 servings )
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For Jowar and Pear Appam
1/2 cup jowar (white millet) flour
1/2 cup grated pears
1/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1 tbsp honey
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
a pinch of salt
2 1/4 tsp melted ghee for greasing and cooking

For jowar and pear appam

    For jowar and pear appam
  1. To make jowar and pear appam, combine all the ingredients along with approx. ¾ cup of water in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Grease an appe mould with ¼ tsp of ghee and put 1 tbsp of the batter into each of the 7 appe moulds.
  3. Cook using ½ tsp of ghee till the lower surface becomes golden brown in colour, then turn each appam upside down using a fork and cook them till they turn golden brown in colour from the other side.
  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to make 14 more jowar and pear appams in 2 more batches.
  5. Serve the jowar and pear appam immediately.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy121 cal
Protein2.4 g
Carbohydrates21.4 g
Fiber3.1 g
Fat3.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium4 mg

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Jowar and Pear Appam, Healthy South Indian Snack
 on 04 Apr 18 03:48 PM

Jowar and Pear Appam, Healthy South Indian Snack
 on 26 Mar 18 07:02 AM

Recipe sems to be delicious 😋 Would like to try . What can I substitute instead of wheat flour to make this gluten free ?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Try it with more jowar and little rice flour...
26 Mar 18 09:35 AM
Jowar and Pear Appam, Healthy South Indian Snack
 on 08 Aug 17 03:34 PM

A south Indian sweet preparation without sugar... The idea of replacing rice flour with healthy fiber rich flour and adding more fiber by way of pears is too good!