Appa (Hoppers) Pancake Recipe
Appa is a type of bowl-shaped thin pancake prepared with a fermented batter composed of rice (or rice flour) and coconut milk. It is very popular in the South of India and is most often eaten at breakfast or dinner.
- 1 tsp Yeast
- 2 tsp Sugar
- 25 ml of warm Water
- 225gms of Rice Flour
- Salt to taste
- 300 ml of thick Coconut Milk
- Dissolve the sugar and yeast with the water, set aside to bubble. Sift flour. Add yeast mixture and coconut milk to the flour, mix all to form a smooth batter. Cover, and leave overnight on bench. Heat and grease a hopper pan. Use 75mls of batter per hopper. Tilt the pan, spreading batter thinly around the edges. Cook covered until done. Ease cooked hopper from pan with a blunt knife. Bittara Appa (Egg Hopper)
- The batter recipe and method is the same, the difference is in the cooking!
- After tilting the pan this time slowly- to spread batter, add 1 egg to the bottom of the pan. Cover until cooked and serve.