Suji Appam

How to make Suji Appam with Green Chutney | Rava Chilla | Semolina Cheela

Suji appam is a South Indian delicacy, a variant of traditional appam, renowned for its crispy exterior and soft interior. Made primarily from semolina (suji or rava), it’s a popular breakfast or snack item. Its preparation involves a mixture of semolina (suji), curd, and spices. The batter is then fermented, giving the appams a light and airy texture. Small round shapes are formed from the batter and fried in a pan.

The addition finely chopped vegetables enhances the flavor and texture. Spices like cumin seeds, and mustard seeds, are often included for a fragrant aroma. Some variations may incorporate ingredients like chopped onions or green chilies for added zest. Suji appam is a versatile dish that can be served as a breakfast item or as a snack. It pairs well with coconut chutney, tomato chutney, or even a simple spicy dip. The dish is beloved for its combination of crunchy, crispy exterior and soft, pillowy interior. Here we will be making green chutney for best combination.

Suji appam offers a delightful contrast of textures and flavors in every bite. Its simplicity in ingredients and preparation makes it a favorite among home cooks. Suji appams are often made during festivals, celebrations, or as a special treat for guests. They are also a popular street food item, sold by vendors across South India. Despite its humble origins, suji appam is cherished for its comforting and satisfying taste. The dish provides a hearty and wholesome meal that appeals to people of all ages. Its crispy exterior makes it a favorite among kids, who enjoy its crunchy texture.

Suji appam can be customized to suit individual preferences by adjusting the spice level. Some recipes may incorporate a hint of sweetness by adding a touch of sugar or jaggery. Health-conscious eaters appreciate suji appam as it’s lighter compared to deep-fried snacks. With its delightful blend of flavors and textures, suji appam continues to captivate food enthusiasts. Whether enjoyed as a breakfast staple or a teatime indulgence, suji appam remains a beloved culinary delight in South India and beyond.

Suji Appam

Suji Appam

Sooji ka nashta, or semolina breakfast, is a delightful and hearty dish that graces breakfast tables across India. This humble yet versatile ingredient, semolina, is transformed into a flavorful and satisfying treat that caters to both sweet and savory palates.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 People
Calories 300 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Pan
  • 1 Plate
  • 1 Bowl
  • 1 Spatula
  • 1 Mixer Grinder
  • 1 Measuring Cups
  • 1 Measuring Spoons

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cup Semolina
  • 1 cup Curd
  • 1 cup Water
  • ½ cup Grated Carrot
  • ½ cup Chopped Onion
  • ½ cup Chopped Tomato
  • ½ cup Capsicum
  • ½ cup Chopped Corriander Leaves
  • 2 nos Chopped Green Chilli
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 bunch Mint Leaves
  • 1 bunch Corriander Leaves
  • 4 nos Green Chilli
  • 2 inch Ginger
  • 8 nos Garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 no Lemon Juice
  • cup Sesame Seeds
  • 8 nos Ice Cubes
  • ½ cup Water

Instructions
 

  • Take a bowl, add 2 cup Semolina, 1 cup Curd, and 1 cup Water. Mix them thoroughly to from a thin batter. Close with a lid and keep it for 30 minutes rest.
  • After 30 minutes, add ½ cup Grated Carrot, ½ cup Chopped Onion, ½ cup Chopped Tomato, ½ cup Capsicum, ½ cup Chopped Corriander Leaves, 2 nos Chopped Green Chilli, and 2 tsp salt. Mix them well then add 1 cup Water and mix it and keep it for 5 minutes rest closing with lid.
  • Take a grinder jar and add 1 bunch Mint Leaves, 1 bunch Corriander Leaves, 4 nos Green Chilli, 2 inch Ginger, 8 nos Garlic, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp Cumin Seeds, 1 no Lemon Juice, ⅓ cup Sesame Seeds, and 8 nos Ice Cubes. Grind them and Green Chutney is ready. Transfer to a bowl.
  • Take a pan and grease it with 2 tsp oil and heat it. Sprinkle pinch of Mustard Seeds and Cumin seeds each.
  • Now pour 4-5 big spoons of batter in the Pan and close it with lid. let it cook on low flame for 5 minutes. turn it around and again cook for 5 minutes. Suji Appam is ready. Repeat for remaining batter.

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Notes

Serve by cutting suji appam into triangular pieces with cool green chutney.
Keyword Suji Appam, Suji ka Nashta

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Ingredients:

For Sooji Ka Nashta / Suji Vegetable Pan Cake

Suji / Rava – 2cups

Dahi / curd – 1cup

Water – 2cup

Grated Carrot – 1/2bowl

Grated Onion – 1/2bowl

Tomato – 1/2bowl

Capsicum – 1/2bowl

Kothmir – 1/2bowl

Green Chilli – As per taste

Salt – As per taste

Oil/Ghee – As per requirement

 

For Green Chutney:

1 bunch mint leaves

1 bunch corriander leaves

Green Chilli as per taste

2 inch Ginger

8/10 Garlic

1 tsp Salt

1 tsp Cumin Seeds

1 tsp Lemon Juice

1/2 cup Sesame Seeds

8/10 Ice Cubes

1/2 cup Water

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