Unni appam

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Unni Appam (Karollappam)
Place of originIndia
Region or stateKerala
Main ingredientsRice, jaggery, banana, ghee, sugar

Unni appam, (Malayalam:ഉണ്ണിയപ്പം) also called Karollappam is a small round snack made from rice, jaggery, banana, roasted coconut pieces, roasted sesame seeds, ghee and cardamom powder fried in oil. Variations of this organic and spongy fried batter using jackfruit preserves instead of banana is common from the late 2000s. It is a popular snack in Kerala. In Malayalam, unni means small and appam means rice cake.

Æbleskiver is a similar dish in the Danish cuisine. Pan used to make it is similar to the one for Unni appam's.

See also[edit]

  • Neyyappam
  • Poffertjes Similar Dutch pancake made out of Buckwheat
  • Paddu also known as Kuzhipaniyaram.
  • Takoyaki a Japanese dish similar to it
  • Serabi an Indonesian pancake, Thai version is known as khanom khrok