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Banana Appe
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Banana Appe

Banana Appe is a delicious and tasty snack made with rice , jaggery and fresh coconut .
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine South India
Keyword Gluten Free, Kids Recipes, Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 412kcal
Author Muktha H S

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Cooked Rice
  • ½ cup Water
  • 3 no's Banana , fully ripen
  • 2 tablespoon Rice flour
  • 4 - 5 tablespoon Jaggery powder or as required
  • ¼ cup Fresh coconut , small pieces
  • ½ teaspoon Cardamom powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Ginger Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Cumin / jeera powder
  • teaspoon Nutmeg/ Jaiphal powder
  • 2 tablespoon Black/ White Sesame Seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • teaspoon Baking Soda
  • ½ -1 teaspoon Ghee / Clarified butter for each appe

Instructions

  • Add 2 cups of cooked rice to a mixer jar and add ½ cup of water and blend to smooth but thick batter.
  • Transfer to a mixing bowl and set aside.
  • In the same mixer jar , add ripen banana and make puree.
  • Add banana puree to the mixing bowl along with rice batter.
  • Now add in fresh pieces of coconut, jaggery powder , rice flour , cardamom powder , ginger powder , nutmeg powder , cumin powder , salt and baking soda.
  • Add sesame seeds and whisk well to get a thick batter.
  • Taste batter and adjust sweetness , if required. Whisk well and set aside.
  • Heat appe pan , add ½ teaspoon of Ghee / clarified butter into every chamber.
  • Add a spoonful of batter , cover the pan with a lid and cook on medium heat for 3-4 minutes.
  • Open the lid , drizzle another ½ teaspoon of ghee on top of the appe in each chamber.
  • Gently slide in the spoon on each appe chamber , flip appe and cook on other side for about 3 more minutes .
  • Remove appe and serve it hot or warm .

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Notes

  • Instead of cooked rice , you can add 1.5 cups of rice flour.
  • To blend cooked rice add ⅓ -½ cup of water , don't add more.
  • If batter becomes thin , then increase the amount of rice flour.
  • Depending on the sweetness of banana , increase or decrease the amount of jaggery.
  • Drizzle ghee/ clarified butter and cook on both side on medium heat.
  • Makes around 21-24 appe and serving size is 5-6 appe / person.

Nutrition

Calories: 412kcal