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Therali Appam Recipe

Therali Appam Recipe

Therali Appam Recipe is a sweet snack recipe made using fresh Bay Leaf. The word Therali in this recipe means Bay Leaf. This recipe is very famous in Kerala and is usually made as an offering to some of the deities during Puja.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Therali Appam Recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Calories 2122 kcal
Author Puja


  • 1 cup Roasted Rice flour Puttu Podi (preferably)
  • 1 cup Jaggery Powder
  • 1 Banana Robusta (well ripened)
  • 1 cup Grated Coconut
  • 8-9 nos Fresh Bay Leaves


  1. Wash Bay Leaves to remove any dirt and wipe with a clean cloth. Set aside.
  2. Mix Rice flour, Coconut, Banana, powdered Jaggery to make the dough (The batter should be little smoother than that of Chapati dough consistency)
  3. Take a handful of batter and make a cylinder shape as per the bay leaf and put the batter in a side of bay leaf and close it from the smaller side.
  4. Place a similar cylindrical batter on the top of it and close the bay leaf with its stem.
  5. Repeat the procedure with the remaining batter.
  6. Place all the prepared therali in a steamer.
  7. Steam it for about 30 minutes.
  8. Once done take it out in a plate and let it cool down.

Recipe Notes

You can sprinkle water if needed while mixing the dough.
Alternatively, we can make cone with bay leaf and fill the batter inside.
It can be made in Idli stand as well.



Nutrition Facts
Therali Appam Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2122 Calories from Fat 522
% Daily Value*
Fat 58g89%
Saturated Fat 50g313%
Sodium 34mg1%
Potassium 1048mg30%
Carbohydrates 384g128%
Fiber 23g96%
Sugar 224g249%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 570IU11%
Vitamin C 15mg18%
Calcium 172mg17%
Iron 9mg50%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.