Guri Appa

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mangalorean
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 32 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 2 minutes
Servings 48 appas
Author Anushree Shetty


  • 3 cups rice I used idli rice
  • 1 teaspoon methi fenugreek seeds
  • 1 1/4 cup grated coconut
  • 1 cup jaggery
  • 2 cups puffed rice kurlu or murmura
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom elaichi powder
  • Water as needed
  • Ghee
  • Special equipment: Appam pan.


  • Soak the rice and methi seeds for couple of hours. Grind the rice, methi, coconut, jaggery, puffed rice and cardamom powder to a fine paste using water as needed. The paste should be of thick consistency.
  • Grease the cups on the appam pan with ghee.Place the appam pan on medium to low heat and add a spoonful of batter to each of the cups till they are 3/4th full. Cover the lid. Let it cook for 3-4 minutes and when cooked, turn over the appas using a spoon and cook on the other side as well.
  • Repeat the process until you run out of batter. Serve warm.