Appe or kuzhi paniyaram is a south Indian dish made of steaming batter.
Traditionally made from pulses and rice using a mould.
It can be made sweet and spicy both.
You can make it with very few ingredients and enjoy as a healthy snack.
Today I made it with sprouts, flax seed powder and oats to make it more healthy.
Its an easy way to make kids enjoy healthy stuff. Can’t express the happiness in words when they demand again and again
A very healthy, tasty and easy recipe.
I tempered it with mustard seeds and curry leaves. You can make it without tempering too. But tempering will make it more yummy.
Green whole gram/moong sprouts – 1 cup
Oats – 1 cup ground
Semolina – 1/2 cup
Rice flour – 1/2 cup
Curd – 1 cup
Flax seed powder – 2 tablespoon
Ginger – 1 inch piece chopped
Green chilli – 2-3 chopped
Onion – 1 large chopped
Green coriander leaves – handful chopped
Cumin powder – 1 teaspoon
Garam masala powder – 1/2 teaspoon optional
Chaat masala powder – 1 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Oil – little for frying the appe
Baking soda – 1/2 teaspoon
Mustard seeds – 1 teaspoon
Curry leaves – few chopped
Oil – 1 teaspoon
Grind the sprouts with ginger and green chilli. In a bowl mix ground sprouts, oats, semolina, rice flour, flax seed powder, curd salt, spices and soda.
Make a thick batter with little water. Mix well. Keep aside for 1/2 an hour.
Heat the oil in a small pan, add mustard seeds, let it splutter. Add curry leaves saute for 1 minute. Add the tempering to the batter and mix well.
Heat the appe pan and grease it with little oil. Pour a spoonful of batter into each mould. Cover the pan with lid and cook on low flame till it becomes golden brown.
Now turn the appe upside down. Cook uncovered till becomes light brown.
Its ready. Serve with any chutney or sauce.