Kumbil Appam - 5 Star Resort in Kerala

Kumbil Appam

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July 10, 2016
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The Kumbil appam made from ripe jack fruit is a special delicacy of Kerala. Traditionally wrapped in the kumbil leaf (edana leaf), it possesses a unique taste.

What you need

Ripe jack fruit bulbs, finely chopped – 4 cups

Dark jaggery, scraped – 1/2 kg

Grated coconut – 1 cup

Rice flour – 1 cup

Cumin seeds, crushed – 1/2 tsp

Cardamom powder – 1/4 tsp

Cooking Instructions

Melt jaggery in a cup of water and boil in a broad pan to attain a thick consistency. Add the chopped jack fruit bulbs followed by grated coconut into the syrup. Mix for five-10 minutes for a fine blend. With constant stirring, add the rice flour and crushed cumin seeds. Turn off the flame and knead well to develop a soft batter. After thorough mixing pour the batter into an idli mould. Steam cook for about 10-15 minutes. Serve hot or cold.