Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Crispy Unniyappam (Karayappam)


Rice flour  - 1 cup

Maida – ¼ cup

Aval(Beaten rice) – 4-6 tbsp

Jaggery (Melted)- 1 cup

Sliced Coconut - ½ cup

Cardamom powder - ¼ tsp

Dry ginger powder – ¼ tsp

Salt – a pinch

Sesame seed – ½ tsp

Unniappam kadai(I used non stick unniyappam kadai)

Baking powder - 1/2 tsp(optional)



·       Soak the aval and blend it smooth paste using blender and keep it aside.
·       Roast sesame seed using pan.
·       Mix rice flour,aval paste,cardamom powder,sliced coconut,melted jaggery,baking powder,maida,ginger powder,roasted sesame seed with little water and a pinch of salt.
·       Batter should be just like Idli batter  consistency. Keep aside for 2-3 hours.
·       Heat unniyappam kadai on a medium heat. Sprinkle each mould with little oil.
·       Pour batter in each mould Sprinkle little ghee again over batter. Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 10-15 minutes till crisp and sides turn golden colour .
 Flip them over with the help of stick and cook again for 5- 10 minutes.Have with tea


  1. bookmarked right away..thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe..;)
    Tasty Appetite

  2. Unniyappam super...hey is aval added to soften it...just a doubt..

  3. delicious sweet paniyarams...nice recipe!

  4. Delicious and crispy looking paniyarams. Loving it

  5. lovely unniyappams.....i never tried i by adding aval....will try next time

  6. @Reshmi ya aval is added to soften the unniyappam..My amma added aval to making unniyappam...

  7. Very delicious unniappam,adding aval is new to me!!

    Erivum Puliyum

  8. Hello Reena,
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  9. The unniyappams look really yumm, addition of sesame seeds and the sliced coconut shud have been delicious..


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