Chembappam without colocasia

Chembappam without colocasia

These little treats are made with rice flour, coconut milk and eggs. It is a delicious snack that can be easily made at home. This dish is called chembappam as it looks like the stem of colocasia.


1 cup roasted rice flour

1 cup thick coconut milk (made by adding ¾ cup of water in a cup of grated coconut and squeezed)

3 tbsp sugar

1 egg

2 cardamom pods

Two pinches salt

Oil to fry


Powder the sugar and cardamom together

Add egg into it and beat well

Into it add the rice flour, salt and coconut milk (save 2 tablespoons for later)

Mix well with your hands

The batter shouldn€™t be too thick or runny

Heat oil in a pan

Scoop small amounts of batter and drop it in the hot oil

Fry until the chembappam turns golden brown

Cow's milk could be used instead of coconut milk.

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