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Pathaneer Appam

Appam done with Appam batter prepared using Pathaneer

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

Pathaneer(tapped from the palm-tree sap) has rich nutritive value (Calcium) which is good for growing kids.This Pathaneer Appams should be done in 2 hours time,after preparing the appam batter adding pathaneer only(without adding water).

Ingredients vegetarian 6 servings

    • 1.5 litre Pathaneer - fresh
    • 3/4 cup raw-rice - soaked for 2 hours in water
    • 1/2 cup boiled-rice- soaked for 2 hours in water
    • 1/2 cup split Urad dhal-skinless(soaked for 2 hours in water)
    • 1 tbsp fenugreek seeds - soaked with rice
    • 3 cups grated coconut
    • 1 1/2 tsp salt-to taste
    • 1 tsp yeast(dry)
    • 2 tbsp refined-oil(for greasing Appa-Kadai)
    • 2 tsp ghee


    1. Add raw-rice,boiled-rice ,split urad dhal and fenugreek seeds and clean well with water and then soak this together in 1 1/2 litre water for at least 90 mins.
    2. Drain the water and grind them (the soaked rices and urad dhal) together adding pathaneer (little by little) and grated coconut for 20 mins at least in a Grinder - to prepare the Appam batter. Don't add water.
    3. Gather the ground Appam batter in a bowl and add salt and yeast and mix well.Leave it to ferment for 90 mins and do Appams in Appa-kadai - greasing the kadai with ghee-refined oil(mix both together,spread the Appam batter, then cover with a lid till done and serve this).
    4. Serve this with Veg or Non-veg Korma or Veg or Non-veg Stew or with 3 cups fresh coconut milk and 1 tbsp sugar.