Monday, March 1, 2010

Aapam-Coconut Milk

This is a repost from my first blog post which was long long ago.Rethinking, it is actually not so long ago.Its just that I took a short break soon after my blog start ..crazy me !!!!
The reason for the repost being the combo event by Pari


Coming to the combo-Aapam and Coconut milk,isnt that a lovely one?. Infact I'm going to make that tonight :D



Ingredients
  • 1 cup of boiled rice
  • 1 cup of raw rice
  • 1 cup of grated coconut(Can be replaced by shredded coconut)
  • 1tsp of urad dal
  • 1tsp of fenugreek seeds(vendhayam)
  • Crystal Salt
  • Baking soda(Soda uppu)
Pre-cooking
  • Soak all the ingredients with the grated coconut for nearly 4-5 hours.
Method
  • Grind the mixture to a nearly smooth batter,little bit coarse is fine.
  • The consistency should be between idli and dosa batter.
  • Add the salt and keep it for fermentation.
  • After the batter is fermented , this could take overnight, add the baking soda and mix thoroughly.
  • Take the appam pan , grease it with oil using a paper towel or cloth and pour the batter.
  • Spread it such that it is thin in the edges and thicker in the middle.
  • Keep in medium flame and cover the lid.
  • After a few minutes open it once and check if the sides are roasted.
  • Once the sides are roasted and the center portion is cooked your aapam is ready !

Coconut Milk


Ingredients






  • 1/2 coconut
  • jaggery or sugar to taste(I used jaggery)
  • Cardamon
    Method







    • Grate the coconut and add it to the blender/mixie with little water.
    • Mash it well,take out and extract the juice.
    • Put in the smashed coconut again into the blender with water and extract the juice again.
    • Repeat this process 2  times to get the coconut milk.
    • Take the required amount of jaggery and smash it into fine powder. 
    • Add this to the coconut milk and mix well until all lumps are gone. 
    • If you are using sugar you can add just like adding sugar to any milk. 
    • Finally peel cardamon and add it to the mixture.

    Tips
    • If your batter is thin you will not be able to get proper aapams.

    20 comments:

    1. Appam with coconut milk looks too good...this is a comforting combbo too :)

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    2. Long time didn't made appam- looks absolutely spongy and delicious!

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    3. I know how awesome this tastes,thanks for sharing the wonderful recipe once again...Perfect clicks too..

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    4. Thanks for following "My Fabulous Recipes"! I love coconut milk. It's one of my favorite ingredients in cooking! :)

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    5. This is such a lovely combo, absolutely mouthwatering! I love appams but I have never made them from scratch. Yours sounds very easy to make.
      First time here and I do like what I see here!

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    6. I haven't appam in ages. This looks so good!

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    7. Looks yummy and delicious...Nice comb dear..

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    8. Soft and yummy appam, love your picture too....

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    9. A traditional combo suits for all ages looks nice.

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    10. Aappam looks divine!Sweet coconut milk is my fav combo for it.

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    11. I have never tasted this before but after reading your recipe and looking at those yummy clicks...I can almost feel the taste!

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    12. One of my fav...looks so crispy and yummy!!

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    13. Appam and coconut milk, wat a combo...am drooling here..

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    14. hey what a combo!!!...appam -coconut milk looks awesome.

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    15. super soft appam and coconut milk.....superb combo

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    16. Sure, it's a yummylicious combo..adding urad daal and fenugreek seeds is new to me..looks perfect !

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    17. Wow!!! I love this combo...too good.

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    Hey there,
    Thanks for dropping by :-) !!
    Cheers,
    Gomathy

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