Thursday, February 23, 2012

Sarkara Appam


Sarkara Appam

This is a quick and instant snack.It is made with wheat flour and sarkara/jaggery. Wheat flour,banana and jaggery is made into a smooth thick paste and fried. There is no need to ferment and you can use it instantly.For best results and taste use smaller type bananas. In Kerala we use  cheru pazham or palayam thodan or you can use ripe plantains or ethapazham which can be easily mashed. Try this, it is simple and very tasty.

Ingredients
Wheat flour- 1 1/2 cup
Jaggery powdered-  3/4 cup
(adjust according to sweetness you like
and also according to the type of banana)
Banana/cheru pazham-3
Cardamon crushed- 5
Dry ginger/chukku - a pinch
Salt- a pinch
Ghee- 1/2 tsp
Oil for frying



Mix powdered jaggery with 1/2 cup of water and bring to boil. When it dissolves completely switch off and allow to cool. In a blender make a paste of this jaggery water and banana.
In a bowl add wheat flour, crushed cardamon, dry ginger powder  salt and ghee and finally the the banana jaggery paste. Use more water if needed and make a medium thick batter. Consistency should be similar to idli batter. Allow it to rest for four to five minutes.
Meanwhile heat oil in a pan and now pour spoon full of batter into the oil.Fry in medium low flame or the inside of the appam will not get cooked and the outside will get browned up quickly. Fry on both side till it becomes evenly brown. Drain into paper towels. Serve with tea.

Try this..
Hope you will all enjoy

35 comments:

  1. I love this... Was planning to make this weekend. Looks crispy n yummy

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  2. My amma used to prepare this often. Love this

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  3. i love this one with evening tea..we usually fry it in unniappam pan itself..

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  4. really yum ..looks tasty..hey ........one award it waiting 4 u in space..collect it dear

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  5. Appam super aayitindalo...love with tea dear..

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  6. yummy appams and make a wonderful snack..

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  7. yummy and super..i am a sharkkara lover..so will try this one..

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  8. So yumm :-)Got to get some cherupazham and make this !

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  9. We make this for janmashtami..looks Delish...

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  10. ohhh..yeah...this looks soooooooooooo good & tempting..;)

    Tasty Appetite

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  11. hi suja, wow looks so delicious, so pretty color, if serve hot, i can think i can finish 5 pieces.ha ha for lunch. have a nice day

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  12. This is surely an easy approach to other appams like unniyappam and neyyappam.Wonderfully made Suja..I love the picture compo as well.

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  13. This is surely an easy approach to other appams like unniyappam and neyyappam.Wonderfully made Suja..I love the picture compo as well.

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  14. super delicious and interesting appam !!

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  15. Yummy tea time snack looks perfect.

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  16. Hey Suja, I was thinking of making these today and you've posted it....they looks so yum

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  17. This looks totally delicious..I would love to try this..Bookmarked.

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  18. wow they look so beautiful and yummy !

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  19. looks so yummy..beautiful clicks..new to your space and loved it totally..happy to follow u..do visit my space too in your free time!! :)
    Kande Pohe

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  20. wow...im definitely going to try this out,....looks just so delicious...seriously drooling over the pics:-)wish I could hav some!

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  21. Yummy snack with beautiful clicks n perfectly done.

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  22. never heard of this... looks awesome...

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  23. wow...thats one tempting and perfect sarkara appam..loved it

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  24. hi...are these deep fried in oil like cutlets? If so, how can I get the perfect shape that you got?looks great!!

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  25. Thanks for stopping by and glad you liked this snack recipe
    Yes it is deep fried ones,batter consistency should be just like idli batter and in medium low flame while you pour the batter into oil and then increase. If you are familiar with Kerala food..I used appachatti and poured one at a time:)
    Hope you will find other recipes interesting,pls visit again:)

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  26. Thank you..:) I tried this and was a success...

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