Saturday, June 5, 2010

Vattayappam / Steamed Rice Cake

Vattayappam is traditional kerala dish.It is quite a simple dish.In kannur many of them use Kallu /Toddy instead of Yeast ..But here in u.a.e we dont get toddy,he he he he he so i used yeast.It is sweet and delisious and doesn’t need any side dish along with it.It is also served as a snack.
Raw rice – 2 cups
Cooked rice  – 1 cup
Grated coconut – 1 cup
Sugar – 1/4 cup or use it accordingly
Yeast – 1/2 tsp
Salt – a pinch
Roasted Cashews and Raisins – as needed (Optional)
Cardamom powder – a pinch

Method :-
1.Soak the rice in water for 5-6 hours and drain it.
2.Grind this with grated coconut,sugar and cooked rice adding just enough water to a smooth batter.
3.Be careful while adding water,the batter should not be very watery.

4.Add the yeast and salt and mix well together.
5.Cover it with a lid and keep it in a warm place for 8 – 10 hrs to ferment.
6.Just before preparing,check the sugar and also add cardamom powder.
7.Gently stir it and keep it aside.Grease a flat pan or idly mould with little oil and spoon in the fermented batter.Top it with cashews and raisins.
8.Cover and let it cook for 10-12 minutes.
9.Let it cool for 5 minutes before transferring the Vattayappams to a serving dish.


Abraham Chacko said...

beautiful. my fav especially with chicken mappas, just made it yesterday and photographed.

Jaisy James said...

lovely, my favourite dish. no need any curry for this. i too preparing same way. great dear

Jay said...

very tempting recipe

Hari Chandana said...

Woww... what a classic recipe.. looks interesting.. thanks for the recipe dear.. :)

Suja Sugathan said...

Wow looks so perfect..spongy and favorite.

Kairali sisters said...

Looks vattayapams

Kairali sisters

divya said...

very tempting and delicious recipe...

Yummy Team said...

Enikku vayya..Avide bhayankara cooking annallo ennum..Superb vattayappam, Beena..

Nitha said...

looks soft and perfect...

Mallugirl said...

came here looking for a vattayappam recipe. ur looks perfect!!