Kalthappam ( Unsweetened) is one of the easy to prepare and popular breakfast/ dinner dish in our area.  Can be served with both veg and non- veg curries…


2 cups raw rice/ long grain rice/ pachari
1/2 cup grated coconut
1 cup cooked rice
1 onion, chopped
2-3 tsp thinly sliced onion (optional)


  1. Soak rice in water for 4-5 hours.
  2. Grind it with grated coconut, cooked rice, chopped onion and salt adding about 2 cups of water to a smooth batter.
  3. Heat a frying pan on medium heat, add little oil and add 1 tsp of sliced onion ( will increase taste) and fry till golden colour.
  4. Add 4-5 ladleful of batter into this pan and cook covered until set.
  5. When the bottom and sides turns lightly brown, flip it over and cook other side for 10 minutes to get a crispy/golden layer.
  6. Remove from flame and repeat the same process with the rest of the batter until all the batter is used up. Serve with your favourite curry…



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