Thursday, November 19, 2009

Coconut Appam of mangalore

Coconut Appam
For making the coconut milk:

Ingredients :

1 cup freshly scraped coconut
1 cup of water

Cooking Instructions :

Grind the coconut scrapings with water in a mixer and squeeze as much milk out of this mixture. Store this in a seperate bowl.
Coconut milk can also be prepared after making the batter.

For the Appam batter:

Ingredients :

Boiled Rice - 2 cups
Raw Rice - 2 cups
Urad Dhal - 1/2 cup
Salt to taste

Cooking Instructions :

Soak all ingredients overnight in water for about 5 - 7 hours.
Grind to a fine batter after this.
Next morning, pour the prepared coconut milk into the batter.
Add salt and mix the batter thoroughly.
Pour the batter into the pan (A curved deep iron / non-stick pan) and spread like in a dosa.
Do this carefully as all the batter might settle into the center of the pan.
Let it heat for a while and the serve hot with Coconut Chutney.

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