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Achappam is a deep-fried cookie made with rice flour.[1][2] They are made using patterned irons to give any size or shape.[3] The batter is a mixture of wheat flour, eggs, sugar and whole milk. The iron has a handle and a patterned mould at its end. The iron is heated to a very high temperature in oil. It is then dipped into the batter and then dipped in the hot oil again. The iron is lifted from the oil after the cookie separates from the iron.[4]

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  1. Menon, A. Sreedhara (1979). Social and Cultural History of Kerala. Sterling.
  2. Choondal, Chummar (1988). Christian Folklore. Kerala Folklore Academy.
  3. The food we eat, the stories we tell : contemporary Appalachian tables. Engelhardt, Elizabeth S. D. (Elizabeth Sanders Delwiche), 1969-, Smith, Lora E., 1979-. Athens. 2019. ISBN 978-0-8214-2391-2. OCLC 1112131009.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: others (link)
  4. Rajkumar, Shanthini (2015-12-31). "Of rose cookies and kalkals". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2020-10-25.