Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Kalathappam(Rice flour Cake)

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.

Rice -2cups
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
Cashew nuts
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.


Neetz said...

Adipoli!!...i m droolingover ur pic :)....superbly done andmy fav too :)..
evide aayirunnu etru naalu...koredivasam aayalo recipe upload cheythittu? wat happened..hope u doing well :)

Gita said...

Such soft and moist inviting dear...this is new to me, I have to try this :)

Rachana Kothari said...

Its such a different recipe...looks great!

vineetha said...

My amma always makes this as a tea time snack :) urs has came out well..

kothiyavunu said...

oh this looks lovely and tasty.

Tina said...

Never tried this..Kurachu ingotum koodi thannekku onnu kazhichu nokkatte...

Daisy Blue said...

Hey they never had these.. they look so yummy & moist...

Aparna said...

ethu ente ammede special aanu, she prepare it well, edi nammal veedu shfting aanu,pinne naatiponam thirakkanu, bro in law marriage aayitundu..comment cheyyan pattiyilla,cucumber raita nannayitundu ketto..

Nisha said...

Never heard of this one. Malabar speciality ayada kond awaam

Nithya said...

Something new to me. looks good. :)

Shabs.. said...

Hi dear...thx for checking on me....m doing good here.....what about u there?...ippo aviduthey climate engine undu?....iam supposed to come there ( abu dhabi) next month, not sure...

Shabs.. said...

BTW, that kalathappam looks real good...oru vattam undaakkiyirunnu, cos of the rice, oit got spoiled....the rice was not the right one....whic one did u use here??

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