Karikkappam/ Tender Coconut Appam


2 cups raw rice
1 karikku/ tender coconut
1 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp baking soda


  1. Soak raw rice in water for 4-5 hours.
  2. Grind the rice along with 1- 1 1/2 cup tender coconut pulp and tender coconut water to a dosa consistency batter and keep it aside for 4-5 hours.
  3. Then add baking soda, sugar and salt and mix well. Keep it aside for 30 minutes.
  4. Heat a pan, pour a ladleful of  batter on the centre of the pan and spread it with the back of ladle to a small round.
  5. Cook it covered in a medium flame for a minute or till it gets cooked (no need to flip). Remove the appam from the pan and repeat the same with the remaining batter.
  6. Serve hot with any spicy curry or chutney…. 



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