Vattayappam | Steamed Rice Cake

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Kerala Vattayappam Recipe


  • 2 cups raw rice (pachari)
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • 3/4 cup cooked parboiled rice
  • salt, a pinch
  •  1/4 to 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp yeast
  •  few ghee fried cashews and raisins


Soak rice in water for 2 to 4 hours. Grind rice, cooked rice, coconut and sugar adding water. The batter
should be the consistency of Idli batter. Dissolve yeast in 1 tbs lukewarm water and add to the batter. Adjust salt, let it ferment for 6 to 8 hours or overnight. Pour the batter onto a  greased  round plate or cake pan . Top it with ghee fried nuts and raisins and steam it for about 10 to 15 minutes or a tooth pick inserted into the center comes out clean.


Vimitha Anand said...

Its my favorite. looks so nice...

Suja Manoj said...

Fluffy and soft,adipoli

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Lavish and delicious looking rice cake. Wonderfully prepared.

Rafeeda AR said...

this has turned out so fluffed up.. adipoli...

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