Rice Appe (Crispy Rice Balls) Recipe

Rice Appe is another traditional South Indian cooking element made with rice, urad dal and tempered with a hint of spices. This recipe is also nutritionally dense, as it is high in carbohydrates, proteins, and fiber.

Nutrition Information per serve

  • 178.8 kcal
  • 19.2 gm
  • 1.3 gm
  • 9.6 gm
    Total Fat
  • 1.5 gm
    Total Fiber
2.0 Tbsp(26.0 gm) Rice
2.0 Tsp(8.0 gm) Urad Dal
1.0 Chopped Tbsp(8.0 gm) Onion
3.0 Number(0.33 gm) Kadi Patta
1/4 Tsp(0.93 gm) Rai
1/4 Tsp(0.74 gm) Hing
1/4 Tsp(1.0 gm) Salt
2.0 Tbsp(12.0 ml) Oil
20.0 Ml(20.0 ml) Water
  • Take 2 tbsp rice and 2 tsp black urad dal, soak it for 2 hours, grind it to a paste, ferment it overnight and keep aside.

  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan and add 1/4th tsp rai.

  • Once the rai starts crackling, add 3 kadi patta, 1 tbsp chopped onion, 1/4th tsp hing, 1/4th tsp salt and sauté well.

  • To make the batter, take the previously fermented paste in a mixing bowl, add the tempering and mix well. Keep aside.

  • To make the appe, brush the moulds with little oil and fill the moulds with batter.

  • Cover and allow it to cook.

  • Once one side is cooked, flip and cook the other side as well.

  • Serve hot.