Neyiappam refer to a sweet and fluffy rice fritters from Kerala, India. Neyiappam is also spelled as Neyyappam. 

 

It is a popular  sweet snacks from Kerala which  is made from a mixture (batter)  of rice flour, ghee (clarified butter), and  molasses (jaggery ) . It is fried by pouring the batter in the traditional cast iron mould called Appa Karal or Appakaram. They are usually  used as an offering for temples in Kerala.

In Malayalam, Ney  means "ghee" or clarified butter and Appam refers to "small rice cake". Neyiappam  is also spelled Neyyappam.

Malayalam is the language spoken mainly in the southern Indian state of Kerala by about 38 million people.

 


List of books: Neyiappam