Unniyappam with an eggy twist

Unniyappam with an eggy twist
Unniyappam is the traditional recipe and popular snack of Keralites.

Who wouldn't go for sweet unniyappams? The ingredients of raw rice, jaggery and ripe plantains make the round balls soft too. These are the traditional ingredients. Here’s unniyappam of a different make… with maida and egg. Here we go.


1 1/2 cup maida

2 eggs

1/2 cup sugar

1 tsp cardamom powder

1/2 tsp cumin

1 tbsp chopped cashew nuts

Oil for frying

Water as needed


Add sugar, maida and water to the eggs

Beat the mixture well

The batter should not be too loose

Mix in the powdered cardamom, cumin and chopped nuts

Set aside for a while

Pour oil into the unniyappam mould

Allow it to turn hot

Ladle in the batter and fry both the sides

Drain out the excess oil

Transfer to the serving plate and enjoy

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