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2 ways Farali nasta | farali appe recipe | vrat ke appe | farali chilla recipe

Farali nasta or appe easy snack recipe made with sama rice, boiled potatoes, and regular spices.  These round-shaped dumplings are generally served as a snack but can also be served as a morning breakfast recipe or kids’ lunch box. It is an easy and foolproof recipe for soft and spongy appe for the first time, also in another way I made nasta into the regular pan. Do try this!

The key to making tasty farali appe at home are
  • Firstly, I made nasta with soaked sama rice and boiled potatoes. Boiled potatoes give binding and extra fluffiness to appe. Also, add the tempering to nasta batter to enhance its taste.
  • Secondly, farali nasta batter should be medium thick and pouring consistency. If your batter is slightly thin, add some boiled potatoes to adjust its consistency.
  • Lastly, nasta tastes great when it is slightly hot and tastes great when served with spicy chutney.
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2 ways Farali nasta | farali appe recipe | vrat ke appe | farali chilla recipe

Author Nehas Cook Book
4.60 from 5 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Soaking time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Farali Recipe, Vrat
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 cup sama rice
  • 2 boiled potatoes
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • Some curry leaves
  • 2-3 chopped green chilli
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 tsp eno fruit salt
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Oil to cook nasta


  • In a mixing bowl wash sama rice and soak it for 1 hrs.
  • Now remove water and add soaked sama rice into the mixture jar, also add boiled potatoes and little water. Grind it into a smooth and thick paste.
  • Take out batter into mixing bowl. The batter should be medium thick and pouring consistency. Whisk batter for 1-2 minutes.
  • Then in a tadka pan, add oil, cumin seeds, curry leaves, and chopped green chili. Sauté it
  • Now add tadka into the batter. also, add salt and black pepper powder. Mix well.
  • Then add eno fruit salt and some lemon juice to it. Mix well.
  • Now in a pan, add some oil and sesame seeds. Then add 1-2 ladles of batter into the pan and cover and cook till it becomes crispy and golden brown from both sides.
  • Or you can heat and grease the appe pan with oil.
  • now pour the batter into moulds. make sure to add little oil in each mould to get a crispy appe.
  • cover and cook for 2 minutes or until the appe is cooked well. further, flip gently and cook both sides.
  • enjoy farali appe with spicy green chutney.


  • Soak sama rice in water so it will become soft and puff up.
  • Boiled potatoes give binding and fluffiness to nasta.
  • Do not add more water while grinding sama rice and boiled potatoes.
  • Grind the mixture into a smooth and thick paste.
  • Tempering enhances the taste of nasta.
  • Cook nasta on medium-low flame, do not cook it on high flame.
  • Nasta tastes great when it serve hot with spicy chutney.
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