Panner Appam

with rice batter and paneer
Preparation Time: Over 1hr
High Protein

Aapam, a popular breakfast recipe in South Aapam a soft pancakes that are spongy in the centre and crispy at the corners. It is easy to make, tasty tiffin dish and healthy.


1 teaspoon
TRS Cumin Seeds
1/2 teaspoon
TRS Black Mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon
TRS Turmeric powder
1 teaspoon
TRS Coriander Powder
1/2 teaspoon
TRS Kashmiri chilli powder



To Prepare Batter


TRS Sona masoori Rice – 1 cup
TRS coconut milk – 1/2 cup
Boiled Rice – 1/4 cup
Baking soda – 1/4 teaspoon

Wash and soak TRS rice for 3-4 hours. In a grinding jar, add TRS soaked rice, TRS coconut milk and boiled rice. Grind this to a fine paste and transfer it to a bowl.
Add baking soda and mix well. Now cover this bowl and keep this in a warm place for at-least 12 hours to ferment. Once fermented enough, it’s ready to go.



Paneer/Cottage cheese – 250 grams
Onion – 1(medium size, finely chopped)
Tomatoes – 2(medium size, finely chopped)
Fresh chillies -2(finely chopped)
Asafoetida – 1/4 teaspoon
TRS Whole cumin – 1 teaspoon
TRS Black Mustard seeds – 1/2 teaspoon
TRS Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon
TRS Dhania/coriander powder – 1 teaspoon
TRS Kashmiri chilli powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Oil – 2 tablespoon
Salt – 1/2 teaspoon

To get paneer appam, Crumble the paneer into small pieces and keep aside. Heat a pan over medium heat and add oil to it. Once warm, add Asafoetida, TRS Shahi jeera and TRS mustard seeds to it.

Once they crackle, add chopped onions to it and saute till they are pink in colour.
Add TRS Turmeric powder, TRS Dhania/coriander powder, TRS Kashmiri chilli powder, and Salt to it and saute. Add chopped chillies and tomatoes now and saute till they are cooked.


Add crumbled paneer and mix well. Cook for few minutes and switch off the heat.
Now take a round pan/skillet and heat it over medium heat. once its good hot, sprinkle little water and clean with kitchen towel carefully.


Fresh Coriander leaves – for garnishing. Now pour half cup of appam batter to it and rotate the batter to the sides of pan too to give a nice bowl shape. Cook over medium heat for 4-5 mins.

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