Banana Appam

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins Number of Portions: 6


Jaggery - 1/2 cup
Water - 1 1/2 cup
Banana (large) - 2 no
Rice flour - 1 1/4 cup
Coconut grated - 1/2 cup
Cardamom powder - a pinch
Sesame seeds - 2 tbsp
Baking Powder - 1 tsp
Ghee (clarified butter) - for frying
Candied & Dry Fruits - for garnish
Honey or Maple Syrup - as accompaniment


  • In a pan add the grand jaggery and water and heat it till all jaggery dissolves. Remove and let it cool completely.
  • In a bowl peel and mash the bananas with a fork till pulpy. To this add rice flour, grated coconut, cardamom powder, sesame seeds, baking powder and jaggery water.
  • Whisk to make a thick pulpy batter. Heat a thick bottom pan or tawa and drizzle ghee. Pour a laddle full of batter on hot pan.
  • Spread it in round shape of a pancake using a spoon. Cook for 3 minutes, drilzzle with ghee and turn to cook on the other side.
  • Remove and serve hot with candied fruits, nuts and honey.

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