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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