Appam Varieties | Hoppers | South Indian Pancake | with step by step photos and video. A South Indian pancake dish, made with fermented rice batter and coconut milk, common in the South Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, as well as the island nation of Sri Lanka. Usually served as a dinner or a breakfast item.
A staple diet and a cultural synonym of the Nasranis of Kerala, India. Appam is a term equivalent to bread. In addition, another form of appam, “Kallappam”, where “kall” means toddy, which is used for fermentation. This type of appam is prepared in an appa kal. Kallappam looks like a pancake.