Rice Flakes/ Aval Kaarayappam


1 cup raw rice/ pachari
3/4 cup white aval/ rice flakes / beaten rice
a pinch of baking soda
salt to taste


  1. Soak raw rice in water for 4 hours. Soak the beaten rice / aval in little water for 5 minutes.
  2. Grind together the drained raw rice and white aval adding salt and enough water to a thick batter.
  3. Transfer the ground batter to a bowl and add a pinch of baking soda and mix well. Keep it aside for 30 minutes.
  4. Heat an unniyappam  pan and add few drops of oil in each hole.
  5. Pour a spoonful of batter in each hole and cook on low-medium flame till the sides gets cooked.
  6. Then turn it using a skewer or spoon gently and cook for another 2-3 minutes till the other side also cooked.
  7. Remove from pan and serve hot with any spicy curry….


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