A kerala special preparation made during Onam. Achappam is a sweet and crispy snack. We get to buy this directly from stores but the homemade achapams are really special. So do try this recepie.

Preparation time : 20 mins

Cooking time: 30 mins

Yield: 25 to 30


  • Raw rice / pachari : 2 glass
  • Coconut milk: 1 glass
  • Black sesame seeds: 1 tbsp
  • Powdered sugar: 1 cup
  • Salt: a pinch
  • Eggs: 2
  • Baking soda: 1/2 tsp
  • Oil: for deep frying
  • Achapam mould


  • Soak rice for 2 hours atleast.
  • Divide rice into half and first grind it along with 3/4 glass coconut milk into a smooth paste.
  • Noe grind the remaining half rice with 2 eggs and coconut milk.
  • Pour this into a bowl.
  • The batter should be semi thick in consistency.
  • Add salt, powdered sugar, sesame seeds and baking soda and keep aside for 10 mins.
  • Heat oil in a wok.
  • Dip the achapam mould in oil, it should be heated enough everytime before dipping in batter.
  • Now remove the mould from oil and dip it 3/4 th in batter and dip it in oil.Care should be taken not to dip it very deep touching the wok.
  • Drop it from the mould by slightly shaking and tapping.
  • Fry both the sides until slight brown in colour.
  • Drain and keep aside.

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