Mrs. Vatsala Naidoo
I recently chatted with my friend, Mahendri, about my attempts to make Appau and that I finally worked out a recipe that I was happy with. Mahendri told me that her mother, Mrs. Vatsala Naidoo makes the most delicious Appam/Appau. Over the years she has been regularly making these delicious appams for breakfast.
When Aunty Vatsala learned of my interest in making Appam, she kindly offered her recipe to me. With her kind permission, I am sharing the recipe.
Aunty Vatsala is the mother of my dear friend, Mahendri Raidoo. There is a strong bond between Aunty Vatsala and her children. She used to be a school teacher and is a very loving and supportive mother and grandmother.
In her retirement Aunty Vatasala is independent, reads a lot and still enjoys cooking. Mahendri is sure to be provided with delicious meals prepared by her mom during her visits to the USA. Appam is one of the delicious breakfast dishes that she makes for her eager family.
According to Aunty Vatsala Appam is the correct pronunciation of this delicious treat. I have heard it as Appau, so whatever the way to say it, just enjoy this delicious Appam by Vatsala Naidoo.
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