Achappam - Flower Shaped Cookies Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
VegetarianInterest Group


 Fine rice flour1⁄2 Kilogram
 Coconut milk2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Eggs2 Small, whisked
 Sugar2 Teaspoon
 Sesame seeds2 Teaspoon
 Cumin seeds1 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Coconut oil/Refined vegetable oil2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 904 Calories from Fat 396

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g72.1%

Saturated Fat 38 g189.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 80.4 mg

Sodium 145.3 mg6.1%

Total Carbohydrates 111 g37%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.1%

Sugars 7.2 g

Protein 13 g26.9%

Vitamin A 2.2% Vitamin C 6.2%

Calcium 7.9% Iron 22.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Add coconut milk into the flour in small quantities, kneading all the time, to make a soft dough.
2. Gradually add the eggs and whisk to make a thick batter.
3. Stir in sugar, sesame seeds, cumin seeds and salt.
4. Heat oil in a wok and warm the achappam mould in it.
5. Take some batter in a small vessel and dip the hot mould into it, taking care not to immerse the mould completely.
6. Dip the mould coated with batter rapidly in the hot oil.
7. The achappam will float free in the oil. Turn over and fry till golden brown on both sides. Drain off excess oil and transfer to a paper. Store in airtight container.