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Rice Appe


Rice appe is a quick to make & a very popular south Indian breakfast .

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  • To serve:
  • 1 cup rice
  • 1/4 cup urad dal
  • 4 cup crushed peanuts
  • 2 tbsp chopped onions
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 green chilies chopped
  • 8-10 curry leaves
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for cooking
  • Coconut chutney


Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 20mins
Adapted from


Step 1

1. Wash & soak the rice, urad dal in lukewarm water for at least 4-5 hours.

2. Drain & grind to a smooth paste with 1/2 cup of water.

3. Cover & set aside overnight to ferment.

4. Next day, heat the oil in a small kadhai, add the crushed peanuts &
chopped onion & stir for 3-5 minutes.

5. Add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, green chilies, curry leaves &

6. When the mustard & cumin seeds crackle, add this to the fermented

7. Add salt, little water if required & mix to form a thick batter.

8. Heat the appe mould on a medium flame & grease it with a little oil.
Pour a spoonful of the batter into each mould.

9. Cook till the outer surface becomes golden brown & then turn each appe
upside down using a fork so as to cook the other side.

10. Remove & repeat with the remaining batter.

11. Serve hot with coconut chutney.


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