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Recipe: How to make Neyyappam

May 27, 2016 10:09 IST

Bhagyashree Zore shares a traditional recipe that is suddenly making waves for all the right reasons.

Early this week, Android announced that it is all set for its new updated version and the team asked people to suggest names of sweets starting with the alphabet N.

The humble Indian Neyyappam was among the top contenders in the list that also included Naankhatai and Narkol Naru.

The sweet derives its name from the words 'nei', in Malayalam, meaning ghee and 'appam', meaning dumpling.

For those who haven't tasted or heard of it yet, here's the recipe:





Tips:  Do not cook the appams on high flame as the outside layer will cook faster leaving the inner part uncooked.

Image: Kind courtesy kothiyavunu/Creative Commons

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