Unni Appam

Unni appam is a very popular kerala dish. After seeing paniyaram in my blog, Meenakshi akka, a great friend of me and my family shared this recipe. Thanks to Meenakshi akka for her recipe. This snack is really very yummy and tempting to eat.

Preparation Time: 15 min
Cooking Time: 20 min
Serves: 25 count


  1. Rice Flour / கோதுமை மாவு - 1 cup
  2. Wheat flour / அரிசி மாவு - ¼ cup
  3. Jaggery / மண்ட வெல்லம் - 1¼ cup
  4. Banana - 1
  5. Cardamom seeds - 1
  6. Ghee - as required


1.  Using a hammer or heavy weight, break the jaggery to pieces. Heat a small pan with jaggery and 1 cup of water. Stir slowly and keep in low flame. When jaggery gets completely mexed in water, switch off the stove and strain to remove dust. Set aside.
2.  In a mixing bowl add rice flour and wheat flour. Pour the syrup and mix to a idly batter consistency.
3.  Smash banana. Add banana, cardamom seed and batter in a blender and grind for 5 sec. Transfer to bowl
4.  Heat paniyaram pan with ghee. Pour a scoop of batter in each pit. When its starts turning golden brown turn to other side. Add more ghee if needed. Cook until its done.
5.  Lip-smacking paniyaram is ready to serve