Sooji Appe


Ingredients (for 3-4 servings)


  • 1 ½ cup sooji
  • ½ cup sour curd (beaten)
  • ½ tsp eno fruit salt
  • ½ cup onion (finely chopped)
  • 1green chilli (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • Salt as per taste
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tbsp oil




Method (How to make sooji appe)


  • Add  curd and water in a big bowl and mix together.

  • Add sooji and mix well keep aside for 10-15 mins.

  • Heat oil in a frying pan add 1 tsp oil, add cumin and mustard seed, add curry leaves and fry for few seconds.

  • Add chopped onion and green chillies, fry till onion turn light pink colour.

  • Switch off and flame add chopped coriander leaves.

  • Add this mixture into the sooji mixture and mix well.

  • Allow this mixture to stand for 10-15 minutes. add more water if required  (it should be similar to consistency of idli batter).

  • Add eno fruit salt to the mixture and mix gently.

  • Heat the Non stick Appam mould on medium flame.

  • Sprinkle oil to all cavity of mould.

  • Now add one tablespoon of batter in eachmould. Coverthe mould  with a lid & cook for 2-3 minutes(till it becomes golden brown)

  • Now with the help of a spoon/fork change the position of appe upsidedown. Cookfrom other side minutes.

  • Remove the all appe and repeat the same procedure for the remaining batter.

  • Serve hot with Coriander chutney, coconut chutney or Tomato ketchup.