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Unniyappam Recipe | Unniappam Recipe

3.40 from 5 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6 servings
Calories 374 kcal


  • 2 Ripe Banana
  • 1 cup Jaggery
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 cup Rice Flour
  • 2 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1 tsp Dry Ginger Powder
  • ½ tsp Baking Soda
  • Oil / Ghee for frying


  • Peel banana and add it to blender. Make it into a smooth puree. Put that in a mixing bowl.
  • Heat jaggery and water till it is melted.Sieve it through a strainer. Pour that over the banana and mix well.
  • Add in cardamom and dry ginger powder. Mix this well too.
  • Add in the rice flour and mix well so a thick batter is formed. If it is too thick add in some more water. If it is too thin add some flour.
  • Now add in baking soda and mix well. Cover this batter and let it ferment for 3 to 4 hours.
  • Now heat ghee or oil in a frying pan. Drop spoonful of this batter in hot ghee and fry till golden on one side. Flip over and cook for another mins.
  • Drain this and Serve


Use ripe banana, that makes the appam very tasty.
You could adjust the sugar level by adding more jaggery.
The batter should be thick. If the batter is more runny, add rice flour. If it is too thick add more water.
You can fry this in oil, but ghee makes it more flavourful.
Nutrition Facts
Unniyappam Recipe | Unniappam Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 servings)
Calories 374 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 0.3g2%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.3g
Sodium 94mg4%
Potassium 193mg6%
Carbohydrates 86g29%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 39g43%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 25IU1%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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