Rice Appe (Crispy Rice Balls) Recipe

Rice Appe is another traditional element of south indian cooking – to be specific, it is a popular breakfast dish from the konkan regions in the west coast.......this recipe is nutritionally dense also as it is rich in carbs, proteins, fiber.....this recipe is a low fat fat recipe as well.....!!!

Nutritional info

2 Tbsp(26.0 gm) Rice
2 Tsp(8.0 gm) Black Urad Dal
1 Tbsp(8.0 gm) Onion(Chopped)
3 Nos.(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 Tsp(7.0 ml) Oil
  • 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 tsp 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.