Soft unniyappam

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Soft unniyappam


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :15 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 45 Min


Serves : 20
  • 5 cups raw rice

  • 7-8 nos small banana

  • 400 gms jaggery

  • 5 tbsp cardamom powder

  • 2 pinch dry ginger powder

  • 1 tsp cumin powder

  • 1 cups coconut bits

  • 4 tsp ghee

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 5 cups coconut oil for frying


  • Wash and soak raw rice for 4 to5 hours and drain it.
  • Heat jaggery in a sauce pan adding 1 cup of water allow it to melt,strain it to remove impurities and keep aside.
  • In a blender add soaked rice,peeled bananas and melted jaggery and grind slightly coarse paste.(The consistency of the batter should not be too thin nor too thick,so adjust accordingly).
  • Heat ghee in a pan add coconut bits (thenga kothu) and fry until golden brown and set aside.
  • In a bowl add ground rice batter,cardamom powder,dry ginger powder,cumin powder,salt and fried coconut bits along with ghee then combine well and keep aside for 3 to 4 hours.
  • Heat unniyappam pan (paniyaram pan) pour coconut oil into each mould,When the oil become hot,reduce the flame and fill the mould with the batter (fill only up to 3/4th of the mould)and fry.
  • When the bottom starts browning,flip it over to the other side with a skewer. Let the other side get cooked until golden brown,remove from the pan and drain on kitchen towel.Repeat the same process for the remaining batter.
  • Soft and tasty unniyappam is ready!