Raw rice - 1 cup
Cooked Rice - 1/2 cup
Coconut grated - 3/4 cup
Semolina - 2 tbsp
Sugar 1 tsp
Soak raw rice for 2-3 hours. Wash and grind with other ingredients except semolina, sugar & salt. Now combine the semolina with water. Boil till it becomes thick. Add this to the batter and keep for fermenting for about 12 hrs.Add minimum amount of water in mixing the flour.
Add salt & sugar, and cook appams in appachatti.
If the batter is too thick, you can add coconut milk to make the desired consistency.
After cooking keep aside the left over batter and let it ferment more. You can use this batter , the next time
you cook appam. You will not need to add Semolina.