My mom used to make these sweet apams when we were kids. Even today, whenever I go to Mumbai, she makes it a point to make them for me. It is not only delicious to eat but also fun to make.
A traditional south Indian dish which is a sweet and fluffy dosa that can be eaten for breakfast or lunch.
Preparation Time : 4 hours
Cooking Time : 20 minutes
Serves : 4
1 1/2 cup of uncooked boiled rice to be soaked overnight
1 tin coconut milk
1/2 tsp yeast
Salt to taste
Sugar to taste
1 tbsp of lukewarm water
- Grind the soaked rice with 1 tin coconut milk.
- While grinding, add salt and sugar to taste
- Take a small vessel and add little lukewarm water, 1 tsp sugar and yeast.
- Mix well and keep for sometime till it starts rising.
- Mix this in the ground batter and add little water.
- However, be careful to not make it very liquidy. The batter should not be too thick or too thin.
- Keep it till it rises for 3-4 hours.
- Then beat the batter nicely with a spoon till it goes down to the original level.
- At this point, check the seasoning.
- Put little oil in a deep bottomed pan (apam dish).
- On medium heat, pour a cooking spoon full of batter in the centre of the pan and move the pan to spread the batter
- Cover and cook till done
- Tastes good as it is. Also can be served with some nice chicken in coconut gravy.