Achappam (A crunchy rice pancake)

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Author Notes: This is one of classic Kerala dishes that appear at every wedding and other special family gathering. An easy recipe only if you have the “Achappam” Mould. You may get this in Indian store .Or I can arrange one. Last weekend this pancake made for our son Joseph by his grandmother .Immediately, he took all to his hostel to share with friends. Usually he come home every weekend. pauljoseph


Serves 10

  • 1 pound raw rice
  • 1 cup Coconut Milk
  • 2 tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame seeds
  • Salt to taste
  1. Soak the raw rice for one hour
  2. Powder the moist rice finely, add the half the coconut milk ,combine
  3. Beat the egg till frothy, add sugar, sesame seed, salt
  4. Pour the above with remaining coconut milk into the batter. beat well to obtain a coating consistency
  5. Heat the oil, dip the mould in the batter (take care the upper quarter of the mould Clean)to coat.
  6. Return to the hot oil ,fry a minute, tap gently to let the fritter fall gently into the oil. Fry to a golden brown. Drain.

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