Kerala Aapam is one of the famous dishes in kerala.This goes well with sweetend Coconut milk or coconut chutney.
1.Idli rice.....1 cup
2.Urad dhal.....1/4 cup
3.Boiled rice.....1 cup
4.Fenugreek seeds.....3/4 spoon
5.Salt to taste
Coconut milk ingredients:
1.Grated Coconut.....1 cup
2.Cardomon powder.....1/4 spoon
3.Sugar..........5-8 spoons(its up to u)
To do Aapam:
1.Soak idli rice,urad dhal,fenugreek seeds together or separately for 4 hours.
2.Grind it in mixer to a dosa batter consistency.Now add salt,and leave this for one whole night to ferment.
3.Next day the batter will be ready.Take 2 medium scoops of batter and do aapam.
a.Pour 2 big spoons of batter,hold kadai with two hands,round it,so that the batter spreads over the aapa kadai in a circular form.
Note:If the aapa kadai is not made of non-stick,then grease it with oil before u start.
4.Then close it with a lid,always do this in low flame.
5.Once it starts turning golden,take out the aapam from kadai(this should not get brown).Serve hot.
To do coconut milk:
1.Grind the grated coconut with little water in a mixer.
2.Now filter out the coconut milk using a tea filter.
3.Add water if the milk is so thick.
4.Add sugar and cardamon powder,mix it well.
5.Now the coconut milk is ready to serve.