Raw rice - 1 cup
Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
Baking soda - 1/4 tsp
Soak the rice in water for atleast 4 hrs.
After that grind the rice along with salt and coconut in wet grinder/mixer into fine paste.
Keep the batter in a vessel. Wash the wet grinder/mixer with 1/2 cup of water and keep it aside.
Take 2-3 tbsp of batter and mix it with washed water and boil it in the medium flame.
Stir it continuously. After few minutes it became thick and looks like semi transparent paste.
At that stage switch off the flame and allow to cool.After it comes to room temperature, mix it with batter and allow to ferment it overnight.
In the next morning, add baking soda into batter and mix it well.(Add baking soda just before making appam)
Heat appam kadai or normal tava. Pour the laddle of batter into tava and spread it evenly.Cover the tava with lid.
After few mins, appam leave the sides , remove the appam from tava at this stage.
Delicious Appam is ready.Serve this with coconut milk or any vegetable stew.