Wheat Unniyappam


2 cups wheat flour
3 ripe small bananas/ cherupazham / palayankodan pazham
2 cups jaggery, grated
3 tsp back sesame seeds
1 tsp cardamom powder
2 tsp ghee
oil for frying


  1. In a pan, add jaggery and melt it adding 1/2 cup of water, strain it and keep it aside to cool completely.
  2. Puree the bananas using a blender and keep it aside.
  3. In a bowl, add wheat flour, melted jaggery, pureed banana and mix well with hand.
  4. Add little water if required and mix well. Add black sesame seeds and cardamom powder and mix well.
  5. Add ghee to this and mix well. Keep it covered for 1/2 an hour.
  6. Heat an unniyappam pan and pour oil till half. When oil becomes hot, reduce the flame and pour 3/4 th full of batter in each hole. 
  7. Cook the unniyappams on low-medium flame till the sides gets cooked.
  8. Then turn it using a skewer or spoon gently and cook the other side until it turns golden brown colour and cooked..
  9. Remove from the pan and drain them on paper towels. Repeat the same process with the remaining batter… Serve hot as a snack…
  • Use 3 big size ripe cherupazham / palayankodan ( small bananas)

Recipe Source: Lekshmi Nair

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