Neyyappam Recipe – Sweet Rice Fritters

നെയ്യപ്പംNeyyappam / നെയ്യപ്പം / Snack Recipeനെയ്യപ്പംNeyyappam / നെയ്യപ്പം / Evening Snack Recipe
  • Yield : 10 nos
  • Servings : 5 nos
  • Prep Time : 5:30 h
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 6:00 h

Neyyappam Recipe – Kerala Sweet Rice Fritters

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Neyyappam is a popular sweet dish in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Neyyappam literally means sweet rice fritters fried in Ghee. It is usually made with rice, jaggery and fried in ghee clarified butter. Even though it is named as Neyyappam, ghee is scantly used and only for frying few coconut pieces in them and it can be fried with any refined oil or coconut oil.

It is very easy to prepare. Kids will definitely like this.

Try this recipe!

Update 26-May-2016: Android Neyyappam is the most suggested name for the next version of the Android (As of 26-May-2016). You can suggest next Android name here:


  • Raw Rice (Pachari) - 3 cups
  • Maida - 2 tbsp
  • Banana (Cheru pazham) - 2 nos
  • Chopped coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Baking soda - 1/4 tsp
  • Jaggery - 1/2 kg
  • Sesame seeds - 1 tsp
  • Salt - one pinch
  • Ghee - 3 tsp
  • Coconut oil - 4 cups
  • Cardamom - 2 nos (crushed)
  • Water - 2 cups


Step 1

Soak the rice for minimum 5 hours. Drain and grind it in a mixer. Do not make the flour into too fine powder. Mash the bananas using a spoon.

Step 2

Heat a pan add water, jaggery and melt it. When it is done drain the jaggery syrup using a strainer.

Step 3

Heat a pan add 1 tsp of ghee and fry the chopped coconut until it becomes light brown colour.

Step 4

Take a bowl add the rice flour, mashed banana, sesame seeds, salt, crushed cardamom, maida, fried coconut, ghee, baking soda and jaggery syrup and make a batter. Keep this batter for 30 minutes.

Step 5

Heat coconut oil in a deep bottomed pan. When the coconut oil is heat using a ladle pour the batter to the oil. Deep fry both sides.

Step 6

Tasty, crunchy Neyyappam is ready to be served.

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