Jackfruit Appam

This is the season for Jackfruits. Was wondering how appams would taste with the flavour of jackfruits. We usually make appams with bananas. Thought I would give our traditional appams a twist. The result was awesome!

Jackfruit Appam

Servings: 4 persons
Author: Bhagya Suvarna

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Rice
  • 7-8 Nos Jackfruit Pods Deseeded
  • 1/4 cup Powdered Jaggery
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1/2 cup Coconut Grated
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • Ghee As Required

Instructions

  • Wash and soak the rice in water for 2-3 hours. Drain and keep aside
  • Cut the jackfruit ino small pieces
  • In a blender add the soaked rice, jackfruit pieces, cardamom powder, grated coconut and salt.
  • Grind to a fine paste. The batter should not be too thick or runny. Transfer it into a bowl.
  • Heat an appam pan and grease each mould with ghee. Using a spoon take a little batter and fill each mould with 3/4th of the batter.
  • Cover and cook on a low flame or 3-4 minutes.
  • Once the bottom is cooked gently flip it on the other side using a fork or a toothpick. Leave it for another 2-3 minutes on a low flame. Add a little ghee if necessary.
  • Follow the same steps with the remaining batter, using ghee to grease the moulds each time.
  • Serve as an evening snack, with a hot cup of tea.

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