2Soak the rice for 3-4 hrs.
3Strain the rice through a colander. Discard the water.
4In a large mixie jar, grind all the ingredients mentioned above until smooth.
5Transfer to a large container. Allow the batter to ferment for 4-5 hrs.
6Now give a batter a gentle stir. Mix baking soda in 1 tbsp water. Add to the prepared batter.
7Appam batter is ready. Make Appam and serve hot with chicken curry or creamy vegetable stew.