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The food glossary +++ 'Unagiya / Unagi Ya', 'Umutsima', 'Usus Ayam'

Unniappam refer to a sweet and fluffy  fried rice flour fritters from Kerala. It is a popular  sweet snacks from Kerala, India  which is made from a mixture (batter)  of rice flour, ghee (clarified butter), molasses (jaggery ) and mashed ripe plantains/bananas. 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.

Unniyappam is one of the  popular snacks in India, particularly in Kerala during some festivals like Onam, Eid, Christmas, and many more festivities.  . They can also be eaten during  teatime snacks/tea snacks or Nalumani Palaharam, a Malayalam term for a  kind of snack  served at  4:00 in afternoon where tea is usually served.

 

In Malayalam, Unni means "small" and Appam refers to "small rice cake".

Unniappam is also spelled Unniyappam.

 

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

 

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Ura Maki  refers to Japanese inside out Maki rolls which means the rice is on the outside of the Nori wrapper. 

Ura Maki is very different from the traditional Maki as the vinegared rice is on the outside of the sea kelp wrapper known as Nori in Japanese.  

Maki are layers of raw or cooked fish or shellfish, vegetables and vinegared rice wrapped on a sheet of dried sea kelp (Nori)  rolled into cylinder shape  then cut into pieces

Udang is the Indonesian word for "shrimp".

Udang Goreng refers to "Fried shrimp" in Indonesia.

Unleavened refers to the descriptor for any baked goods made without a leavening agents to give them volume, such as yeast, baking powder or baking soda.

Uszka refers to Ukrainian small dumplings often filled or stuffed with mushrooms or minced meat. Uszka is also found in Polannd