Chakka Unniappam

Chakka unniappam is popular sweet snack of Keralites, made with jackfruit, rice, jaggery and ghee.


  • 1 cup raw rice, washed and soaked for 30 minutes
  • 3/4 cup jaggery
  • 10 pieces jack fruit
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom, powdered
  • 4 tablespoons pure ghee
  • 4 tablespoons refined oil


  1. Grind together raw rice, jaggery and jackfruit. Add powdered cardamom and mix well
  2. Grease appa karai / appam vessel with hot oil.
  3. Pour a small ladle of the batter into each mould. Cook till golden brown on both sides
  4. Serve Chakka unniappams hot.

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