Vellaiappam recipe, uppappam

   Vellaiappam recipe,Uppappam | Morappam recipe with step by step pictures and video, is a deep fried snack made using rice and urad dal as the main ingredients. My mom makes on Diwali morning along with breakfast. In my in – laws place nobody knows about this and after 11 years of our marriage this is the first time i made at my home and my hubby and kids liked this very much.
    Sometimes my mom makes with left over idli batter and that will absorb a lot of oil. This Vellaiappam is quite famous in Madurai. During our childhood days we used to go the famous Madurai Gopu Iyengar kadai and relish this vellai appam with getti chutney.
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Vellaiappam recipe


Vellaiappam recipe
Vellaiappam recipe

  • Recipe Cusine: Indian
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook time: 30 Minutes
  • Serves: 5-6
  • Author: Jeyashri
  • Recipe Category:Snack
  • Description: Uppappam | morappam recipe, Madurai famous deep fried tea time snack, detailed recipe with video and step by step picture.
     Raw rice  1 cup
    Urad dal  1/2 cup
    Green chilli 4-5
    Black pepper  1 tsp
    Cumin seeds  1/2 tsp
    Ginger a small piece
    Coconut bits  2 tblsp (optional)
    Curry leaves   few
    Yogurt  2 tblsp
    Oil  for deep frying

                                    Full video recipe

                       

Method with step by step pictures :

  • Soak rice and urad dal  separately for 2 hours .
  • Grind the urad dal into a very smooth paste without adding much water(as we do for urad dal vadai)
  • Just sprinkle water while grinding. 
  • Grind the rice and it should be little coarse.(add very little water to this while grinding). Transfer the batter to a bowl.

  • Coarsely grind the green chilli, curry leaves , pepper, cumin seeds,ginger and asafoetida in a mixie.
  • Add this to the batter.
  • Add yogurt too.
  • Add salt and mix well.
  • Allow the batter to sit for half an hour. Let this get fermented slightly.
  • Heat the oil in a pan. 
  • When it becomes hot, keep the flame in medium.
  • With  the help of a spoon or using hands, pour the batter to the oil. 
  • Cook till it turns golden brown.
  • Drain excess oil in a kitchen tissue.
  • Serve hot with Getti chutney.
vellaiappam recipe


Notes:
  • Do not add too much water while grinding and if the batter becomes watery it will absorb more oil.
  • If the yogurt is sour you can start frying in the oil . No need to ferment the vellaiappam batter.

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40 comments:

  1. Give a plate with coconut chutney, havent had since a long..my favourite..

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  2. Yumm! we make it as evening snack! Coconut chutney will be the best combination for this!:P

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  3. This must be awesome.. my mom makes something similar. Yummy snack Jeyashri.

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  4. Wow so irrsistable appams..

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  5. Vellai appam looks super soft and crispy... love your step-by-step pics.. now i need some sambar and chutney..
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  6. Very new to me,love the addition of pepper and jeera,must be adding a lot of flavor to this ...Love the greeny bowl...:)

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  7. looks crispy and a tempting one too ..... lovely pictures......

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  8. They look delicious- bet you can't eat just one :)
    US Masala

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  9. Never tasted this before,now u tempted me:)
    Me too luv the bowl...

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  10. Sounds new and cool to me. Nice recipe... YUM! Nice to see such traditional recipe...

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  11. This is new to me...looks like its very delicious...Nice explanation..

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  12. Apams look so tasty and crispy. Craving for one right now.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  13. Appam looks very delicious, wish i could grab some!

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  14. delicious to snack lovely savoury

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  15. I can fin ish the whole bowl. Fantastic and well explained

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  16. Would love to finish off the whole plate with some coriander chutney...

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  17. Jeyasri,we make this..n I just love it a lot and mom makes for evening snack...its been ages I had it..:)
    We call this bonda not appam and I love these kind of bondas more than pakodas..:)

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  18. i like this easy snack so much...........so yumy.......

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  19. Yummy looking appams...we make something similar and call it mor appam...

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  20. Yes, I remember that my mom used to make this for diwali's breakfast..dont know what ritual is that..but they look so delicious.. and am too tempted to try that now..

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  21. New for me and looks so yum ...very tempting ...

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  22. New to me. Awesome work. They look tasty.

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  23. My mom used to make these too with left over batter like what you have said. I wasn't so impressed since it was oily. But yours looks so tempting. Guess I need to make it from scratch to enjoy it :)

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  24. very new interesting n new to me...surely kids will like it!nice click jeya!

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  25. I'm hearing it for the first time...looks cripsy n yummy perfect for tea time

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  26. this is new to me..bookmarked..looks so tempting..a perfect snack..!!

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  27. My dad used to buy this from hotels b4 my marr. but the size is too big. urs is looking small nd cute. will try & let u know

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  28. new to me. Looks delicious, shall try sometime.

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  29. Lovely savoury appams jeyashri..so tempting that I can eat so many of them.

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  30. i alwasy love LOVE deep fried .. so i am saving this dear .. i HAVE to try this :)
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  31. Yummy!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  32. Looks so delicious Jaishree no wonder ur family loved it :)

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  33. Hi. Looks yummy and the yogurt must be giving it a nice sour taste.
    FOODELICIOUS

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  34. So tempting...love to pick one from monitor....:))

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  35. Perfect tea time snacks. Looks addictive!!

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  36. Delicious ,perfect color !!

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