Feb 26, 2013


Traditional South Indian (Kerala) snack, prepared mainly with rice flour and bananas.

Total Time......5 hrs 40 min (Prep - 10 min, Cook- 30 min, Inactive-5 hrs)  
Yield...............25 to 30 Unniyappams

  • 1 cup Rice flour 
  • 1/2 cup All purpose flour(Maida)
  • 3/4 cup melted Jaggery
  • 2 over ripe Bananas
  • 2 to 3 tbsp dry Coconut pieces
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom powder 
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Soda 
  • 1/2 tsp Sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  1. Fry coconut pieces in ghee and keep aside.
  2. Strain melted jaggery and allow it to cool. (Melt jaggery chunk with 1 cup of water).
  3. Mash bananas thoroughly. Mix with rice flour, melted jaggery, maida and salt.
  4. Add cardamom powder, sesame seeds, fried coconut pieces and water (if needed) for perfect consistency(similar to idli batter). 
  5. Keep aside the batter for 5 to 6 hours.
  6. Heat oil in an unniyappam pan. When oil is really hot, reduce the flame to medium and pour batter in each holes. Fry both sides till a golden brown colour is obtained.
  7. Place fried unniyappams on tissue so that excess oil is absorbed. Serve hot!


divya said...

Looks really delicious and eye appealing. Loved the clicks a lot :)

Sherin said...

Looks delicious dear, also ur plate arrangement reminds me of a pennu kanal :-)

Shri said...

We never use maida in unniappam. Wonder if the texture would be like cheeda.

Helen Prabha said...

Wow.....unniappam looks wonderful.... :-)

Latha Madhusudhan said...

What a tempting uniappam. My fav.

Rafeeda A. Raheem said...

looks really yummy, teena... :)

Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said...

very yumm...

Vimitha Anand said...

Its my favorite and my moms too. but quite different. will try soon

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Unniappam looks delicious and very nicely you presented this dear.

Priyas Feast said...

Nice click on unniappan..glad to follow ur space

Hema said...

Very well presented, so tempting..

Usha said...

Looks yum and tempting !!

Julie said...

yummy unniyappam..looks perfect with a cup of tea..Nattile palharangal ellam undallo ;)


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