Unniyappam | How to make unniyappam

  • Yield: 25
  • Servings: 10
  • Prep Time: 2:30 h
  • Cook Time: 25m
  • Ready In: 25m

How to make unniyappam

Traditional Kerala sweet snack.

unniyappam is a tasty traditional snack of Kerala. It is kids’ all-time favorite snack maybe because of the shape. The name “unni” means small kid and “appam” means snack kind of. There is a special pot called unniyappachatti for making this snack. We can prepare this snack in many ways like without adding bananas, by adding maida etc… Here in this recipe I have explained the traditional way. You can also try my Oats-unniyappam which is more healthy and easy. If we are not adding bananas we can store them for one week. I would like to share some other delicious snacks recipes like neyyappam,sweet kozhukkatta,paal kozhukkatta,pazham pori,Sugiyan etc… Dear friends, please try out this recipes and let me know how it went out for you. <p< p=””> </p<>

You can also check for Unniyappam video here


1/4 kg of Rice flour
400g of Jaggery
3 no of banana
2 tbsp. of Coconut bits /thenga kothu
1 spn. of Cardamom powder
1 pinch of Salt
Oil for fry


Step 01

Make a thick jaggery solution drain off and remove the impurities.Keep aside.

Step 02

Fry coconut pieces in ghee.

Step 03

Mash banana well with hands.

Step 04

Mix all the ingredients except oil and form a thick batter.Keep aside for 2 hour.

Step 05

Heat oil in unniyappam pan and make unniyappam.

Step 06

Fry both the sides till golden color.

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