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Sweet Nei Appam without Baking soda

Instant Sweet Appam without Baking Soda-Instant Nei Appam

This instant sweet appam is prepared with a mix of rice flour, wheat flour and semolina. It needs no soaking or grinding. Make this guilt free sweet appam, anytime any day.

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine South Indian
Keyword Instant Appam, Instant appam without baking soda, Instant Nei appam
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


Ingredients Needed

  • 1/4 cup Rice flour
  • 1/4 cup Wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup Semolina/rava
  • 1/2 cup Jaggery (heaped)
  • 1/3 cup Coconut bits
  • 1/8 tsp Cardamom powder
  • Ghee/clarified butter (as needed)



  1. Heat 1/4 cup of water, add jaggery to it. Keep stirring on medium heat for the jaggery to dissolve. Switch off the heat, filter it and set aside to cool. You do not have to make jaggery syrup.

  2. Heat a tsp of ghee and fry the coconut bits until they change color to light brown. Keep it aside.

  3. In the same pan, add another 1/2 tsp of ghee and fry the semolina on low heat until it changes color very slightly.


  1. In a bowl mix together, semolina (ravai), rice flour, wheat flour, coconut bits, cardamom powder and filtered jaggery water.

  2. Mix well and let it sit for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, add needed warm water to get a dosa batter consistency.

  3. Heat paniyaram/appam pan , add 1/2 tsp of ghee to each cavity/mould. Fill it with the prepared batter.

  4. Cook covered on low heat. Once it starts to leave the sides, flip it over to the other side.

  5. Cook uncovered until done. Insert a toothpick in the center of an appam to check if it is cook. If it comes out clean, the appam is cooked.

  6. Repeat the same process for the rest of the batter.

  7. Enjoy making these sweet appams/appe for Krishna Jayanthi or any day for that matter.

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Recipe Notes

Note - You can use any cup measurement for this recipe.