Thursday, 4 April 2013

Velleppam/Soft Proved Pancake

                 Velleppam or fermented dosas are very widely seen in Kerala.Its one of the delicious preparations of Kerala.Velleppam goes best with egg curry.It also accompanies any goodies made of vegetables or meat or chicken or anything. 


Serves :4; Makes:13 Aappams; Soaking time:2 hours; Rising time:2 hours:Preparation :30 to 40  minutes

1 1/2 Cup Pachari/Long Grained Raw rice
1 Cup Grated Coconut
1 1/4 Cooked Parboiled Rice
Salt to taste
1/2 Tspn Yeast
1 Tspn Sugar
Water(As needed)


  1. Soak washed Pachari for 2 hours.After 2 hours drain the water.
  2. Now mix all the ingredients and blend in a mixer until it is ground into smooth paste.
  3. While grinding,water should be added to the level upto which the raw materials are in the blender.
  4. Keep the consistency in a way that it is neither too thick nor too watery.
  5. Now keep this mixture covered to ferment near the stove for about 2 hours so that it gets maximum heat for the yeast to rise.
  6. After 2 hours,take it and its ready to make aappams.
  7. Heat an iron kadai,rub it with some vegetable oil and pour the batter little in a way that it is enough to make these round shapes and this thick.Only the thing is to make the aappam thick at the center.
  8. Now just round the kadai soon so that it sticks to the sides of the kadai.
  9. Close it with the lid and cook for 2 minutes.
  10. You can check if it is done by touching the center of the aappam.If it does not stick to the fingers,then it is done.
  11. Now leaven the sides of the aappam from the kadai with the help of a spatula.
  12. Serve hot with egg curry,chicken curry or chana masala.


  1. Wow! Looks soft and delicious! :)

  2. My fav and love it very much. Grew up eating loads of the pancake, made by mummy dearest. Thanks for the recipe and the reminder on the goodness in taste pancake. Its so exciting, tasty and yummy to my tastebuds.

    1. Its my pleasure Navaneetham
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  3. These look so perfectly made.


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