Gothambu Vellayappam | Fermented Wheat Pancakes | Spicy Kitchen

  • Yield: 12
  • Servings: 3
  • Prep Time: 14:00 h
  • Cook Time: 20m
  • Ready In: 20m

Gothambu Vellayappam

Very tasty and easy to make breakfast item with wheat flour

Gothambu vellayappam is an easy to make breakfast item made with wheat flour. Vellayappam is one of the most popular traditional Kerala breakfast Item. The batter of vellayappam is made either by grinding the soaked dosa rice along with boiled rice, yeast, coconut milk or by using the rice flour, yeast, coconut milk and sugar.

I saw this gothambu vellayappam in a Facebook group. The recipe was so simple and easy to follow. Tried it on a weekend and came out well. My son liked this dish very much. He likes to have this with milk and sugar. Hope you all will like this gothambu veallayappam recipe. Please try it out and let me know how it turned out for you. I would like to know your comments and suggestions.

Non vegetarian side dishes for vellayappam

1.Chicken Roast
2.Beef Curry

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1.Thenga Chammanthi
2.Tomato Chutney
3.Mint Leaves Chutney
4.Coconut Chutney
5.Onion Tomato Chutney


2 cup of wheat flour
2 1/2 cup of thick coconut milk
1 spn. of sugar
1/2 spn. of yeast
Salt as required

Gothambu Vellayappam preparation steps

Step 01

Take wheat flour,coconut milk,yeast and sugar in a bowl.

Step 02

Mix the batter using a ladle and grind the batter using a mixer grinder to 1-2 minutes.

Step 03

Allow to ferment for 7-8 hours.

Step 04

Heat a nonstick appachatti.

Step 05

Add salt to the batter and mix well.Pour a ladle full of batter to the appachatti and slowly turn the appachatty round in order to make the edge of appam thin and centre portion little bit thicker.

Step 06

Cover the lid and cook on low flame till the edges become light brown color.

I would like to know your comments and suggestions also how it went for you.


1.The vellayappam batter should be thick like dosa batter(Add more coconut milk if the batter is too thick).Do not add extra water.Grind the wheat flour in coconut milk itself.
2.If you dodn’t like to add sugar,you can skip that part.
3.Don’t forget to have this vellyappam with milk and sugar 🙂

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Comments (4)

  1. posted by AJENNA on March 4, 2015

    great vellappam pic…I made the batter as u hv directed but one cup of coconut milk with 2 cups of flour gives u a paste not a batter with dosa batter consistency…did I go wrong somewhere..?

    • posted by Shameer Mohammed on March 5, 2015

      Thank u for trying my recipe 🙂 . I took home made wheat flour.Ready made wheat flour may contains maida. May be because of that. If you are not getting the thick dosa batter consistency,add some more coconut milk little by little.Feel free to ask me queries.

      I will mention about this consistency issue in my recipe page.Thanks 🙂

  2. posted by marudhuskitchen on November 15, 2015

    Lovely recipe perfectly made


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