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Indulge in Appam Heaven! 10 Must-Try Sweet Indian Appam Spots in KL and Selangor


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Calling all sweet tooths who are craving a dessert that’s rich in Indian culture and comfortingly delicious! Whether it’s for breakfast, tea or dessert this versatile thin pancake is a must-try for all Malaysians.

The appam is a unique pancake like breakfast snack or dessert that originates from South India and Sri Lanka. It’s created with fermented rice batter and coconut milk for a soft, sweet and ever so slightly tangy flavour that is irresistible to any foodie.

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Most appams in Malaysia have a coconut milk-infused spongy center with crispy soft edges. It is typically prepared over a high fire in pans that resemble shallow bowls called appachattis.

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As much as people love this dessert, it’s rare to find really well made appam here in Malaysia that’s why we’ve compiled the ultimate and only list anyone in Klang Valley needs to embark on their appam heaven journey!


1. Love Mom Restaurant, Klang 

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Everyone in Klang comes here for their appam fix, thanks to the owner and “Mom”, Aunty Parames, who is also part Sri Lankan.

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The appams here have a very very creamy coconut-y centre that will leave you wanting more! Fair warning, one won’t be enough.

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Location: 12, Lorong Menalu, Taman Chi Liung, 41200 Klang, Selangor

Operating Hours: Opens Daily, 7am – 3pm

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2. India Gate Restaurant 

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The decoration here is opulent from every angle, with a soothing, mouth-watering aroma floating through the grand restaurant. It’s not only suitable for special occasions, but it’s also comfortable for everyday family meals. There’s many branches of India Gate so it’s very likely to have one just a short drive away from your home.


The appam here is available daily but only from 3pm to 6pm. If you’re looking to have a big meal with family and then finish it off with a lovely sweet appam dessert then this grand place should be your next choice! For a special treat, you can even ask for a scoop of ice cream with your appam just like in the video below… starting to salivate yet?


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Location: Has branches in Cyberjaya, Puchong, Subang Jaya, Seremban, Klang and Bangsar.

Operating Hours: Depends on outlet

For more information: Website | Facebook | Instagram



3. Our Lankan Cafe, PJ

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This Jalan Gasing hidden gem is ideal for an authentic Sri Lankan teatime experience! Lankan Cafe is located above an Indian restaurant, so keep a watch out for their short stairway when you arrive. With a Sri Lankan chef in the kitchen, this family-run restaurant serves comfort food that transports you to Colombo.

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Popular for its Sri Lankan cuisine, their appam is undoubtedly one of their best-sellers. Many of it’s clients prefer teatime. They also provide Sukku Malli tea or coffee, which is a hearty infusion of essential Indian spices poured into your drink to add flavor and ease digestion.

Location: Petaling gardens, Jalan 5/59, Bukit Gasing, 46000 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Operating Hours: Open Daily, 8:30am – 10pm

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4. Aliyaa, Bukit Damansara 

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If you’re looking for a fancy appam then consider this your next choice! At Aliyaa, their appam is known to have one of the most deep bowl-like appam shapes in Klang Valley, making the centre perfectly round and has more length on the crispy edges, more for you to munch on.

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Even more unique, the appam here is usually served with brandy in the middle while it’s fired up, resulting in a pleasant side show of your delicious atas dessert.

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Location: Plaza Damansara, No 48 G&M, Jalan Medan Setia 2, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: Opens Daily, 12pm – 3pm & 6pm – 11pm

For more information: Facebook | Instagram




5. Mallar Bistro, Hartamas


This restaurant is known for it’s authentic South Indian banana leaf rice but it’s also a reliable spot to get some appam. Their appam here is made to be more on the crispier, slightly fried version and of course comes with sweet coconut milk.

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Mallar Bistro is a pleasant and authentic South Indian eatery that’s great to be enjoyed at any time of the day with options of appam for breakfast and banana leaf rice for lunch or dinner. It’s restaurant is spacious and even has a wide outdoor sitting area for customers to enjoy their food in the natural breeze.

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Location: 44, Jalan 28/70a, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: Open Daily, 7am – 11:30pm

For more information: Facebook | Instagram



6. Chelo’s Sweet Appam, Bangsar

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This tiny 26-year-old Bangsar stall is dependable and well-liked by city dwellers. Most prefer the brown sugar variation; coconut milk and brown sugar are lavishly put onto appam batter and swirled in a skillet so the borders remain fluffy while the sides are brittle.

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Because the sugar is purposefully left in bits, each bite delivers a rush of caramel-coconut crunchy soft sweetness.

Location: No.8, Lorong Ara Kiri 3, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: Closed om Sunday, Monday – Friday 12pm – 9:30pm, Saturday 11am – 9:30pm

For more information: Facebook | Instagram



7. Mohan’s Appam (Poomy’s Kitchen), Bangsar

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Mohan’s Appam or Poomy’s Kitchen is an appam joint that has the widest variety on our list. There’s over 12 different variations of appam here so best believe you’ll be making more than two visits here!

At Mohan’s there’s a one-and-only special chocolate sprinkle appam served here that’s worth a try at least once for all appam and chocolate lovers.

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Location: 45-1 Lorong ara Kiri1, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: Open everyday except Mondays, 8:30pm – 9:30pm

For more information: Facebook



8. Gajaa at 8 Royal Indian Food Restaurant, Bangsar

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Now if you’re looking for a royalty level service then of course this next restaurant is for you. Gajaa at 8, located in Bangsar is a highly rated restaurant that serves deliciously made, high-quality South Indian cuisine.

If you’re looking to splurge on some fancy South Indian dishes then best believe this restaurant has got you covered. From tasty seafood to fusion food, there’s much to hype about this eatery.

And of course no South Indian restaurant is complete without sweet appam as a dessert. Gajaa at 8’s appam has got to be the richest and thickest coconut centre of appam on the list, they’re extremely generous, making their appam a MUST-TRY for all appam lovers.

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Location: No.8 Lorong Maarof, Bangsar Park, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Operating Hours: Open Daily, 11:30 am – 3pm and 6pm – 10pm

For more information: Website | Facebook | Instagram



9. Yarl 

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Yarl serves authentic Sri Lankan food and their restaurants have a nice ambiance to it as well!

Their popular appam are priced affordably and come in many variations. You can have their appams made with plain, with egg, sweet, with curry or even sambal if you’re looking for a spicy kick.

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Location: Has branches in Brickfield, Heritage Row, Ampang, TTDI, Hartamas

Operating Hours: Depends on outlet

For more information: Website | Facebook | Instagram



10. KR Mani Curry House, Sentul 


Don’t be fooled by this stall’s small interior. Located in the same area as The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (KLPAC), KR Mani Curry House serves appam usually during breakfast time and then again at 4:30pm till 11pm.

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It’s a good reliable place to get a quick appam run here. They have plain and egg versions as well but nothing beats the classic brown sugar appam!

Location: Jln Sultan Azlan Shah, Sentul, 51100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: Opens Daily, 9am – 9pm

For more information: Facebook


If you’re a fan of appam or curious to try this delightful Indian treat, be sure to visit our top picks above. Don’t keep this mouthwatering knowledge to yourself! Share the article with your friends and loved ones who appreciate good food.
Have you tried any of these spots or do you have a favorite appam place that’s not on the list? Leave a comment and let us know your thoughts and recommendations. Happy appam hunting!




Also Read: What Type of Classic M’sian Breakfast Are You? Take This Quiz to Find Out!

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