Kalathappam is a famous snack from malabar area.My mom is an expert in cooking kalathappam.In olden days people make it with the help of coal.But now a day its easy to cook,we can cook with the help of pressure cooker.Its one of my hubbies fav,my mom always prepare for him while we are back to kannur.Its very easy to make.Main thing is that we have to concentrate in it on each and every step.
Jaggry 2 blocks or as per your taste
Small onions 5
Coconut grated 1 cup
Coconut oil and gee
Salt to taste
Cardamom 4 powdered
Baking Powder 2 pinch
1.Grind rice to a fine paste.Now add baking powder and keep aside for half an hour.
2.Melt jaggery in little water and remove all the impurities.
3.Now mix jassery with rice batter and add 1/4 tsp salt.
4.Heat a pressure cooker and add coconut oil and gee in equal preposition.
5.Fry chopped onions and coconut,when its colour change to brown colour add raisins and cashew nuts.
6.Off the stove.Now take half portion of coconut mix and mix it with rice batter.
7.Place the batter on the fire,and heat the batter for 5 minutes.Stair continuesily without taking hand.
8.Now on the cooker and pour this to cooker.Now close the cooker lid without putting the weight.
9.Now pressure cook for 2 -3 minutes on a high flame,then lower it,cook for another 15 minutes.
10Keep the lid closed and allow to cool and remove from the cooker and cut to any shape.