How to make Eliappe -

A traditional kerala sweet, a tasty and delicious recipe.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Rice (चावल), Jaggery

Cuisine : Kerala

Course : Mithais


Eliappe Recipe Card


Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 3.30-4 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Eliappe Recipe

  • Rice 1 cup

  • Jaggery scraped 2-3 cup

  • Pressed rice (poha) 2/3 cup

  • Jaggery (gur) 1 1/3 cups

  • Coconut milk 1/3 cup

  • Salt a pinch

  • Edible yellow colour a drop

  • Ghee to fry


Step 1

Clean, wash and soak the rice for 3-4 hours. Drain. Grind together rice, scraped coconut and pressed rice to a not too fine paste. Add coconut milk, grated jaggery, yellow colouring, pinch of salt and mix well.

Step 2

Heat the appam griddle till smoking hot. Lower the heat and drop a teaspoonful of ghee in each dent.

Step 3

Drop a tablespoonful of batter in each dent. Cook till golden brown

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