How to make Delicious Keto Appam/Appe?
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Introduction - South Indian Keto
Are you someone who loves South Indian food but has to avoid it for keto?
Well, you are not alone, my friend. We all feel that South Indian dishes are healthy and low on carbohydrates, but these speculations have been proven wrong. Instead, these dishes are high on carbohydrates, and they might become a hurdle in your weight loss journey.
But there is no need to settle your taste buds for something that your body denies. So let us introduce you to this mouth-watering and delicious South Indian Keto recipe popularly known as Keto Appam or Apple.
Appam looks like pakodas in many ways, but they include chutney as a dip to make things a bit spicy here. If you follow the keto diet, this recipe should be on your list because, with the delicious taste, they carry several benefits.
Why Keto Appam is a delicious treat for keto lovers?
- Easy to prepare
Keto appam is a simple and easy recipe to prepare whether you are a kitchen expert or just a beginner. It might be your regular breakfast option from now on as there is less hassle involve here.
- Least cooking time
The biggest advantage here for keto lovers is the time it takes to be prepared. Keto appam only takes 20 minutes of your busy schedule to give you a healthy start to your day.
- Will satisfy your taste-buds
When your body starts adapting to keto, it will surely affect your taste as we are avoiding sugar and carbs which we all love. Keto appam won’t let you down on your tastebuds as it tastes exactly like the Appam we use to eat before our keto diet.
- Minimum ingredients
Keto appam requires very few ingredients as compared to other similar dishes. You won’t have to run here and there for the ingredients, you will find them in your kitchen.
- Easy to carry
If you are an office person and have very little time available in the morning then this recipe will save you a lot of your valuable time. You can easily carry it to your workplace and enjoy it at your own convenience.
- Macro nutrients
Apart from quick preparation and portability, Keto appam is a very healthy source of essential macro nutrients.
Nutrition Information (1 Pieces)
Calories – 64.58 Protein – 3.25g
Carbohydrates – 1.16g Fats – 5.25g
How to make Delicious Keto Appam/Appe
Appam or appe or paniyaram is a delicious south Indian dish. And the keto version is equally tasty. An easy way to make fritters, pakodas or tikkis, which are very crispy in texture. Try it and see it for yourself.
- Prep Time15 min
- Cook Time10 min
- Total Time25 min
Essentials and Ingredients
- Muslin cloth
- Medium-sized bowl
- Appam pan
- Cabbage grated 200g
- Salt to taste
- Paneer 150g
- Ginger finely grated 1/2 tsp
- Green chilies finely chopped 1 tsp
- Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
- Red chili powder 1/2 tsp
- Hung curd 1 tbsp
- Lemon juice 1 tsp
- Isabgol or psyllium husk 1 tsp (optional)
- Baking soda 1/2 tsp
- Oil 2 tbsp
Making Keto Appam
- Take cabbage and grind it thoroughly. After it is finely grated add it to a medium-sized bowl.
- Now it’s time to add salt which will help sip all the water from the cabbage.
- Take your muslin cloth and place it on a dish. Now keep all the grated cabbage in the middle of the cloth and squeeze all the remaining water out of the cabbage.
- Now take your paneer and mash it with a spoon. Mix the mashed paneer with cabbage.
- Add ginger along with green chilies and turmeric powder to the mixture.
- To make it spicy add red chili powder.
- Now add hung curd and 1 tsp of lemon juice to the mixture.
- To make appam fluffy and spongy add some baking soda.
- Now as your dough is ready, apply some oil on your palms and prepare balls out of the dough in the shape of appam.
- Take your appam pan and apply some oil to it. Place all the appams properly and close the lid.
- Once the appams turn golden in color turn them around to cook them on the other side as well.
- Serve it hot with chutney as a dip.
To all the keto lovers out there, satisfy your hungry tastebuds with this delicious and keto-friendly recipe.
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